"Fire Burns For Third Day At Shell Texas Chemical Plant"

"HOUSTON - A fire burned for a third day on Sunday at Shell Plc's chemical plant in the Houston suburb of Deer Park, Texas, a company spokesperson said.

The fire initially ignited on Friday afternoon in an explosion in an olefins unit, used to make plastics and rubber.

The fire was extinguished for a few hours on Saturday morning before it reignited around 3 p.m. CDT (2000 GMT), said Shell spokesperson Curtis Smith."

Erwin Seba reports for Reuters May 7, 2023.


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Source: Reuters, 05/08/2023