26 September 2012 19:42 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Canada’s Irving Oil does not expect that a small explosion at a New Brunswick province refinery will affect its production, the company said on Wednesday.
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The accident at the 300,000 bbl/day refinery at Saint John occured about 11:52 hours New
A carbonate tank undergoing maintenance work was over-pressurised, the company said. An employee suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital as a precaution, it added.
There was no further damage to the refinery. At 12:40 hours the refinery issued the all-clear to resume normal operations.
Irving Oil's plant is Canada's largest refinery. It supplies markets in eastern
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