10 August 2005 16:19 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (CNI)--BP said on Wednesday it contained an early-morning leak at its troubled ?xml:namespace>
The 460,000 bbl/day refinery, the company's largest, was hit by a 23 March explosion and fire that killed 15 workers and injured 170. An unrelated fire 28 July damaged a hydrotreating unit.
A BP spokesman said the latest leak was in a gasoil hydrotreating unit at (), resulting in the release of an unspecified volume of gasoil.
BP said the leak was immediately detected, the unit depressurized, and the leak brought under control. He said there was no fire and there were no injuries.
The spokesman said the unit would be down for a "brief period of time" for cleanup and repairs.
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