PDVSA: Fire at CRP, pipeline explosion, shut down services in Jusepin
Petroleumworld.com, Feb 06 2012
Petroleos de Venezuela SA had a “considerable” fire at its Cardon refinery in Falcon state yesterday, El Universal reported , without saying where it obtained the information.
The fire started at 8:30 p.m. local time at the refinery's CD-4 unit, and PDVSA, as the Caracas-based company is known, is working to control the situation, the Venezuelan daily said.
- Nathan Crooks , Bloomberg - Feb 6, 2012
Oil pipeline explosion
A PDVSA oil pipeline at Monagas state's Jusepin complex suffered an explosion and leak,on Saturday which reached a dam and forced the shut-down of a water plant and power station, reducing the electricity supply, the Monagas governor's office said.
The “crude oil leak” reached the San Vicente dam and forced the indefinite stoppage of the Bajo Guarapiche water plant, the Monagas governor's office said on its Twitter account. The leak also forced the stoppage of the Jusepin power station.
PDVSA, earlier said it controlled a “crack in a crude oil pipeline” at Jusepin that occurred this morning. PDVSA, which said authorities had closed a road in the area, didn't give further details.
To contact the reporter on this story:
- Jose Orozco, Bloomberg -
Feb 4, 2012 7:35 PM GMT-0430
Feb 6, 2012
Follow us and post your comments: in Twitter Facebook
Send this story to a friend
Copyright© 1999-2009 Petroleumworld or respective author or news agency. All rights reserved.
We welcome the use of Petroleumworld™ stories by anyone provided it mentions Petroleumworld.com as the source. Other stories you have to get authorization by its authors.
Internet web links to http://www.petroleumworld.com are appreciated
Petroleumworld welcomes your feedback and comments,
share your thoughts on this article, your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us
their views and comments about this article.Write to firstname.lastname@example.org
By using this link, you agree to allow PW
to publish your comments on our letters page.
Any question or suggestions, please write to: email@example.com
Best Viewed with IE 5.01+ Windows NT 4.0, '95,
'98,ME,XP, Vista, Windows 7+/ 800x600 pixels