ONEOK shuts down NGL unit after Mont Belvieu, Texas, fire

09 February 2011 08:02  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--ONEOK Partners said it has temporarily shut down its 160,000 bbl/day natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionator at Mont Belvieu, Texas, as a result of the fire that erupted on Tuesday at the nearby Enterprise Products Partners complex.

ONEOK said it shut down the MB-1 unit as a precautionary measure and would “update the status of its operations as warranted”.

The fire started at 12:30 hours Houston time (18:30 hours GMT) at the 305,000 bbl/day Enterprise fractionation plant. The cause of the blaze was under investigation.

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