Fire – MCOT


From the Business Times, dateline 2010-12-21:

The operation of the Miri Crude Oil Terminal (MCOT) in Lutong, about 12 kilometres from Miri, was halted for three hours today after a fire broke out.
PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd, the exploration arm of national oil corporation PETRONAS, in a statement today said the fire, which started at about 9.30am today was extinguished within 10 minutes.
It said the fire started at the MCOT’s Free Water Knock-Out Vessel which received the oil and gas supply from offshore.
“The incident did not cause any injuries to personnel,” the statement said, adding that the terminal’s operation resumed at 1.15pm today.

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