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EGPC delays naphtha shipments after fire at refinery

By Reuters SINGAPORE/CAIRO: Egypt’s Nasr Petroleum Company is in the midst of restarting its 146,300 barrels-per-day refinery in Suez after a fire last Saturday, an official source from the company said on Thursday. “The refinery remains shut. We are in the process of preparing to restart it,” he said but declined to be named. “We …


New blasts at Suez oil refineries

By Mennatallah Fouad Youssef CAIRO: Twenty-three workers at the Nasr Oil Company were injured after new explosions were reported at the company’s site in Suez Tuesday dawn, officials said. The injured were taken to the General Suez hospital with injuries to the spine and several cases experiencing difficulty in breathing and panic attacks, according to …


One killed in Suez oil fire

By AP CAIRO: One person died and 24 were injured in Suez during a fire that raged for nearly 20 hours in the storage facilities of an oil company, local police chief Adel Refaat said. Bashir Saad Bashir, 32, was driving a fire truck to help with putting out the fire when he was caught …


Fire at Egypt oil refinery kills 4 workers

By AP SUEZ, Egypt: The director of an oil refinery says four of his Egyptian workers died as they tried to put out a huge fire that erupted at the plant’s complex in the port city of Suez. Reda Abdel-Samad says the floor on which the men were standing collapsed as the fire raged in …


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