EP PetroEcuador Controls Fire at Esmeraldas Refinery AOV 14 Tank

(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 27.Sep.2018) — Today at approximately 12:10 pm a fire was reported at the Esmeraldas Refinery AOV 14 Asphalt tank.

The EP PetroEcuador fire brigade located at the refinery acted immediately to smother the flames and reduce harm to the environment and the other facilities related to the industrial plant. No injuries were reported and operations were not affected, announced EP PetroEcuador in an official statement on its website.

Officials with EP PetroEcuador continue to analyze the cause of the fire in order to implement corresponding corrective measures.

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