Fire at refinery

14 Jan 2022 / Mina al-Ahmadi , Kuwait

Ten injuries were reported after a fire broke out during maintenance on a gas liquefaction unit at Kuwait’s Mina al-Ahmadi refinery today (14 January).

The fire was reported at the Gas Liquefaction Unit No. 32 at the Mina al-Ahmadi Refinery.

Kuwait National Petroleum Company said the emergency plan was activated, and that the firefighting teams were able to “fully control the fire”.

The refinery and export operations were not affected by the fire as the damaged unit was out of service.

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