Fire at Gas Receiver Center on Reynosa-Monterrey highway

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Today at 10:45 am showed a fire in the receiving of Gas and Condensates of Pemex Exploration and Production located at kilometer 19 of the Reynosa-Monterrey highway. In this installation the gas comes from the region of Burgos and the product is delivered to Pemex Gas and Basic Petrochemicals.

He immediately went into operation Emergency Response Plan and proceeded to close gas valves that transport, arrived on the scene while fire units of Pemex and state and local firefighters. At 12:40 hrs. the fire was extinguished.

Petroleos Mexicanos regrets that at this time has confirmed the death of ten people because of this accident.

The accident caused damage to the skid measurement as well as a pipeline and some control valves.

Specialized technical Pemex Exploration and Production shall undertake root cause analysis of the accident and the assessment of damage to the installation.

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