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Gas Leakage Contained Near Burqan Refinery

Source: KUNA 3/16/2013, Location: Middle East

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Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said that they have contained a gas pipeline leakage west of the country and near Burqan Oil refinery. In a statement to KUNA, KOC said that first they isolated the leakage area, and later controlled the leakage area based on predetermined procedures of the company, noting that no injuries were reported.

The statement added that after controlling the leakage, KOC tested and measured the level of gas emissions in the surrounding area and found that it was normal. As a precautionary measure, people around the area were informed not to get near the leakage area, the statement added.

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