Fire at Iranian refinery extinguished

Oil&Gas Materials 8 September 2011 11:44

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 8 /Trend/

A fire has broken out at Iran's Abadan refinery this morning, but was extinguished after 5 minutes.

The incident had no casualties or damages, Fars News Agency reported quoting Health Security and Environment Manager of National Iranian Oil Refinery Distribution Company Alireza Ramezani as saying.

"Only one person had minor injuries," he noted.

The overflows of excessive gas from refinery flare is said to cause the fire.

The refinery's HSE reported the incident left neither causalities nor damages.