• Short Summary

    A fire destroyed eight tanks and damaged two others at the refinery complex of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) on Friday and Saturday 24/25 Nov).

  • Description

    A fire destroyed eight tanks and damaged two others at the refinery complex of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) on Friday and Saturday 24/25 Nov).

    A company spokesman said the processing installations were undamaged.

    The company did not give any information on the likely cost of the fire in damage, oil lost and interrupted production. Nor did it say when the flow of crude oil -- two thirds of it from Saudi Arabia by pipeline -- would resume.

    The cause of the blaze was not immediately known.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACBNH5129GH91S7C1GWUU5A8ET
    Media URN:
    VLVACBNH5129GH91S7C1GWUU5A8ET
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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