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Fire Forces Unplanned Maintenance Shutdown of Abu Dhabi’s Ruwais 2 Refinery

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was forced to shut its 417,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Ruwais 2 Refinery (Ruwais West) on Wednesday after a fire…

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Thu Jan 12 2017

Fire Forces Unplanned Maintenance Shutdown of Abu Dhabi’s Ruwais 2 Refinery

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was forced to shut its 417,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Ruwais 2 Refinery (Ruwais West) on Wednesday after a fire occurred in its 1,490-ton-per-day Ethylene Recovery Unit. The fire was contained and no casualties were reported, according to news accounts. Major refinery units that were impacted include a 417,000-BBL/d crude oil distillation »