Kuwait Controls Minor Fire At Shuaiba Refinery

There were no casualties and limited damage was caused, state news agency KUNA said.



A minor fire broke out at the heavy oil unit of Kuwait National Petroleum Co’s (KNPC) Shuaiba refinery on Thursday but was quickly controlled, state news agency KUNA reported.

“The fire has been put under control at a record time of 30 minutes,” a KNPC spokesman was quoted as saying.

There were no casualties and limited damage was caused, he said, adding that production at the heavy oil unit would resume in a few hours’ time.

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