Russia's Astrakhan gas processing plant catches fire, blaze put out -Ifx

by Reuters
Wednesday, 5 August 2020 19:20 GMT

MOSCOW, Aug 5 (Reuters) - A fire at a unit of Russia's Astrakhan gas processing plant, owned by Gazprom, was put out by the plant's firefighters, Interfax news agency reported, citing the refinery.

It said a hydrotreater unit caught fire at 1300 local time (1030 GMT) due to de-compression. No one was injured. The works to restore the equipment are under way, the news agency added. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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