Eni investigating explosion at Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi refinery

Eni SPA is investigating an explosion that occurred early on Sept. 17 at its 200,000-b/d Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi refinery near Pavia, in Po Valley, Italy.

Eni SPA is investigating an explosion that occurred early on Sept. 17 at its 200,000-b/d Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi refinery near Pavia, in Po Valley, Italy.

The explosion, which occurred at 6:30 a.m. local time in one part of a gasification line, did not cause any injuries to personnel but did generate a certain amount of smoke, Eni said.

The incident did not result in a fire, and further assessments are now currently under way to quantify damages.

The refinery continues to operate normally, Eni said.

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@endeavorb2b.com.

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