11 May 2010 09:46 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--China-based Gaoqiao Petrochemical, a subsidiary of Sinopec, was running its operations normally with no impact on production despite a recent naphtha tank fire, a company source said on Tuesday.
“A small amount of oil was kept in the tank, and the fire was put out soon. Hence there was no impact on the company’s production,” said the source referring to fire that broke out on 9 May at its plant in eastern ?xml:namespace>
“The company’s plants are running very well now,” the source added.
The naphtha tank caught fire after a loud bang but no casualties were reported, according to a report from local newspaper Shanghai Morning Post. The cause of the fire has not been determined yet.
The company operates an
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