Worker dies in Chevron refinery fire at Pascagoula, Mississippi

15 November 2013 17:10  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--One worker died early Friday in a fire at Chevron’s Pascagoula refinery in Mississippi, the US-based energy and petrochemicals major confirmed.

The accident occurred at about 02:00 local time at the refinery’s “Cracking II” area, the company said in a brief media statement.

“Refinery teams have responded to the emergency, and the site is secure. There is no danger to the community,” it added.

Chevron did not comment on the cause of the accident or its possible impact on the refinery's production.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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