MOSCOW (MRC) -- A fire at the Lanaz refinery in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil has been brought under control by civil defence teams, said Reuters.
The director of civil defence teams in Erbil said no casualties were reported.
Photos shared earlier by INA showed a big blaze and dark fumes at the Lanaz refinery, located on al-Kuwayr-Erbil road.
The cause of the fire was not clear and no further information was immediately available.
As pre MRC, on 28 of December, a fire broke out in a refinery in Iraq's northern city of Erbil and attempts by firefighting teams to get it under control are ongoing.
We remind, Lanaz Co has let a contract to Honeywell UOP LLC to deliver technology licensing and equipment for a project to increase production of cleaner-burning transportation fuels at the operator's 100,000-b/d refinery at Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. As part of the contract, Honeywell UOP supplied basic engineering design, licensing, and full-modular units equipped with its proprietary naphtha hydrotreating and fixed-bed platforming process technology for the Lanaz clean-fuels upgrading project, the service provider said in a 10 Jan 2022.