Fire reported at partly flooded Mexican refinery

By The Associated Press

A fire has broken out at a partially flooded refinery in southern Mexico.

 

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fire has broken out at a partially flooded refinery in southern Mexico.

The state-owned oil company Pemex reports there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Television footage shows a huge column of flames and thick black smoke pouring from one part of the refinery complex.

The company says the fire broke out Wednesday in what appeared to be a pumping plant.

The refinery's operations had been suspended Tuesday because of heavy rains from former Tropical Storm Calvin.

The facility is located in Salina Cruz in the southern state of Oaxaca.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs