01 March 2013 16:23 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--An investigation is underway to determine what caused a hose leading to a tank pump to catch fire at ?xml:namespace>
Equipment at the
Firefighters were able to get extinguish the blaze by early Thursday evening. No injuries were reported, and no off-site impacts occurred, Pochard said.
Benzene spot prices were discussed at $4.65-4.68/gal (€3.58-3.60/gal) FOB (free on board) late Thursday afternoon after news broke of the fire. The spot price range was up from $4.58-4.62/gal FOB on Wednesday.
On 1 February,
($1 = €0.77)
Additional reporting by Brian Balboa
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