“Several” injured in Saudi Aramco fire near Riyadh

Saudi Aramco said “several” people were injured Oct. 19 in a fire near a tank at a crude oil processing facility near Riyadh.

According to Arab News, 17 were hospitalized, including three in intensive care.

Saudi Aramco said operations were not impacted. On Oct. 19, the company said emergency response teams had controlled the fire, and that it would provide additional information “as it becomes available.”

Eight people were injured in September in a fire at Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil terminal (OGJ Online, Sept. 20, 2016).

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