Fire at Ruwais oil refinery contained, no impact on production: Adnoc

January 12, 2017 10:06 am

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Abu Dhabi’s state-owned national oil company ADNOC said on Wednesday it had contained a fire at the Takreer Ruwais refinery and that production and supply had not been affected.

The oil firm said on Twiter: “There is no residual impact on production or disturbance to supply”

ADNOC had earlier said on its Twitter account that no casualties were reported as a result of the fire.

“The fire is contained to one of our processing units. There is no immediate danger to the population,” the tweet said.

ADNOC said the fire occurred at the refinery’s western processing unit and that the company would conduct a comprehensive investigation into the incident.

“The fire is under control and contained. A comprehensive assessment & investigation will be conducted to understand cause of incident,” another tweet said.

(With inputs from Reuters)



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