04 July 2012 09:29 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Bangchak Petroleum temporarily shut its crude distillation unit (CDU) located in ?xml:namespace>
The incident occurred at 7:20
“Preliminary investigations found that the kerosene stripper in CDU 3 was ignited,” the company said in its latest update on the situation.
Bangchak Petroluem said the affected CDU will be down for about seven days to complete the investigation on the cause of the incident, and assess the extent of equipment damage at the unit.
Other units at the site “will continue to operate normally”, it said.
“The company has insurance coverage for property damage and business interruption and expects no significant impact on its product sales to customers,” it said.
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