UAE’s ADNOC says fire at Ruwais oil refinery contained
Ruwais refinery is the largest refinery in the world
Abu Dhabi’s state-owned national oil company ADNOC said on Wednesday it had contained a fire at the Takreer Ruwais refinery and that production and supply had not been affected.
ADNOC had earlier said on its Twitter account that no casualties were reported as a result of the fire.
ADNOC said the fire occurred at the refinery’s western processing unit and that the company would conduct a comprehensive investigation into the incident.
ADNOC CEO with command team at Ruwais, where the situation is under control. pic.twitter.com/nwdHSc5ETX— AdnocGroup (@AdnocGroup) January 11, 2017
Ruwais refinery, located approximately 240 kilometers west of Abu Dhabi, is the largest refinery in the world, with production capacity of 417 thousand barrels per day of refined petroleum products.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company "ADNOC” is one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world, which is wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The fire is under control and contained. A comprehensive assessment & investigation will be conducted to understand cause of incident (1/2)— AdnocGroup (@AdnocGroup) January 11, 2017