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Atyrau refinery burned

January 29 2013, 14:25

By Azamat MAITANOV and Murat SULTANGALIYEV

January 29, around 12.00 pm, the primary crude processing section of ANPZ [Atyrau refinery] caught fire.

Reportedly, a strong blast echoed prior to the fire.

Emergency Department received a call from a plant worker at 12.02 informing of a crude unit [ELOU AT-2] burning in Warehouse No.1

Fire brigades and emergency teams contained the burning action and extinguished it by 12.42. 

No one was harmed.




 

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