Power Cut Causes Fire in Shushufindi Refinery Furnace

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 19 Jan 2011 12:07
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Failure Interconnected Electric System for the production of complex Industrial Refining Shushufindi, located in the town of the same name, in the Amazon region, caused the car - inflammation of the refinery furnace One, when it was tried to restart the operation of the plant, leaving it outside de servicio, PETROECUADOR reported.

Once electricity was restored in the resort's facilities at Shushufindi refiner, at 21:00, technicians tried to restart the plant. There was a auto flash furnace, due to the combustion of waste gas se which were inside the oven and how this occurred was still unknown.

Fortunately, no effects were seen in the personnel operating the plant.

According to the primary visual inspection, serious damage could be detected in the structure of the refinery furnace One, diagnosis will be supplemented with the technical report presented at upcoming Public Enterprise hours. Following the technical appraisal indicates the resumption of operations at One refinery and analyze the measures to be taken to avoid fuel shortages in the Ecuadorian Amazon region.

It is noteworthy that the refinery is operating normally. Shushufindi Industrial Complex, or consists of Amazonas Refinery two refineries and gas plants as a whole, processed 20,000 barrels per day of crude, to produce derivatives such as low octane gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas.

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