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Shell extinguishes fire after 'tube burst' at Pernis refinery in Netherlands

05.03.2013  | 

Shell said it had put out a fire caused by a "tube burst" at its Netherlands refinery. The company added that the fire had a limited effect on operations at its 400,000 bpd Pernis refinery, one of its largest.

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By JENNY GROSS

LONDON -- Shell said it had put out a fire caused by a "tube burst" at its Netherlands refinery.

Shell said in a statement that the fire had a limited effect on operations at its 400,000 bpd Pernis refinery, one of the company's largest.

"The Shell fire brigade and the combined fire brigade are on the spot for assistance" Shell said in a statement.

"At 0521 [an] end of alarm was raised and the affected area has been released as much as possible."

Dow Jones Newswires



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V K Kapoor
05.06.2013

Thanks to refinery and team of fire brigade for controlling fire. It is good to know that the fire caused by tube burst was controlled effectively damaging limited part and limited operation

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