China’s Sinopec, PetroChina staff in Japan unharmed by earthquake

14 March 2011 06:35  [Source: ICIS news]

GUANGZHOU (ICIS)--Chinese petrochemical major Sinopec said on Monday that its members of staff in Japan were unhurt by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that shook the country’s northeast coast on 11 March.

The producer has a total of 34 employees that are currently visiting or working in Japan and the neighbouring Sakhalin, Russia, all of whom are safe, it said in a statement.

Meanwhile, China’s state-owned oil major PetroChina said over the weekend that the staff at its joint-venture (JV) Osaka refinery with JX Nippon Oil & Energy were all unharmed and the refinery was running “normally”.

Additional reporting by Judith Wang

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