МОSCOW (MRC) -- 21 morning 6 am, Nanjing Yangzi Petrochemical plant after a lapse of a year, once again explode, said Firenews.
Reporters just get accurate information from the Yangzi Petrochemical official, Department of plant area glycol unit T-430 refining tower exploded, one person slightly injured has been sent to the hospital, the scene the fire has been extinguished, did not have a greater impact on the air, at present, the water was not affected.
7:57, Sun Ping YPC official spokesman at the community informed of the latest official confirmation message: The Department of the plant area glycol unit T-430 refining tower exploded, one person slightly injured, has been sent to the hospital, live fire was was extinguished, did not have a greater impact on the air, at present, the water was not affected. Cause of the accident is under investigation.
According to the EPA official said the explosion occurred in the factory area of water bodies and No impact of the current fire has been extinguished, the plant and the surrounding area air now remaining only slightly smell, no serious pollution, environmental protection departments will be closely monitoring the air.
This is not the first explosion Yangzi Petrochemical, in June a year ago, the plant had occurred in the region once more significant explosion, that is acidic refinery sulfur recovery tank fire, the fire seriously again burning nearly 30 hours.
After last year's accident, Yangzi Petrochemical has said it will be dealt with severely, strict implementation of safety measures. Even just yesterday, Sinopec news, also reported that the Nanjing Yangzi Petrochemical found hidden bonus news.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC) is a large scale integrated energy and chemical company with upstream, midstream and downstream operations. Sinopec is the worlds seventh biggest company by revenue.
It is one of the major petroleum companies in China. Sinopec's business includes oil and gas exploration, refining, and marketing; production and sales of petrochemicals, chemical fibers, chemical fertilizers, and other chemical products. Sinopec is China's largest manufacturer and supplier of major petrochemical products. It is the second largest producer of crude oil in China. Its refining capacity and ethylene capacity rank No.2 and No.4 globally.