BEIJING, Jul. 27, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- CNOOC Huizhou Refinery in Guangdong pro vince has resumed normal operation after the fire of a raw material ta nk in Daya Bay on Saturday.
According to the local government of Huizhou city, the fire did not
trigger blast and caused no casualties. It also did not cause spillov er impact on the environment.
On July 24, one of CNOOC Huizhou Refinery's coking raw material tan ks caught fire and brought about 600,000 yuan of loss to CNOOC.
The tank, with storage capacity of 15,000 cubic meters, stored more
than 4,000 cubic meters of coking oil when the fire broke out.
Huizhou Refinery, CNOOC's first large refinery with processing capa city of 12 million metric tons (tonnes) per year, started operation la st year and mainly processes acidic but low sulphur crude oil from Pen glai 19-3 in Bohai, which is operated by US-based Conocophillps and 51
percent owned by CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) (CEO.NYSE; 0883.HK). (Edited by Lin Fanji ng, firstname.lastname@example.org)