The atmospheric residue desulphurisation (ARDS) device where by the hearth broke out was isolated and the hearth has been totally introduced beneath regulate, the condition refiner claimed.
A selection of staff utilized by a contractor endured slight accidents and smoke inhalation, KNPC claimed. Some had been dealt with on web site when other individuals had been taken to clinic and are in secure issue, it claimed.
“The refinery functions and export functions had been not impacted and there has been no effect to community internet marketing functions and provides to the electrical energy and h2o ministry,” KNPC claimed on its Twitter account.
Final thirty day period, KNPC claimed it began total procedure of a task to grow refining capability and create gasoline that generates reduce emissions, like growing capability at the Mina al-Ahmadi refinery to 346,000 barrels for every working day.