CVR Energy Statement Regarding Wynnewood Refinery Incident

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 29 Sep 2012 21:00
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CVR Energy, Inc. today confirmed that a boiler explosion occurred at its Wynnewood, Okla., refinery at approximately 6:30 p.m. today. One employee was fatally injured. Another employee was taken to an area hospital. Identities of the two employees and further information have not been released. All other employees are accounted for at this time. Initial reports indicate there was no impact to the surrounding community.

Company officials express their deepest sympathies to the employees and families affected by
this tragedy. Company officials are assessing the situation and will provide updates as information becomes available.


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