August, 2007

This is a repeating event

200716AugAll DayPascagoula Refinery Fire 2007Chevron Pascagoula (US-MS)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil


A fire broke out in a crude unit of a 325,000 bbl/d refinery and burned for more than six hours. No injuries were reported. Company officials said a major portion of the refinery was able to continue to operate. The another crude unit at the refinery remained operational.

[ Property Damage $200 Million. Estimated Current Value $255 Million ]

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