Lightning strike hits Kerteh gas processing plant

Dateline 2019-07-17, Argus Media:

A lightning strike has hit a gas processing plant in Kerteh operated by Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas, causing a fire that took eight hours to bring under control

Cracker and downstream operations at Petronas’ facilities at Kerteh remain unaffected after the incident yesterday, the company said. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Gas processing units typically treat and purify feedstock used in petrochemical complexes.

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