Overnight fire extinguished at Mexican refinery: Pemex official

7/8/2021 9:36:00 PM

Overnight fire extinguished at Mexican refinery: Pemex official

Overnight fire extinguished at Mexican refinery: Pemex official

MEXICO CITY: An intense blaze at Mexican national oil company Pemex\u0027s largest refinery was quickly put out early on Saturday, according to a company official, but it remained unclear what sparked the fire. Local and social media had published images of bright orange flames burning near the facility\u0027s disti

MEXICO CITY: An intense blaze at Mexican national oil company Pemex's largest refinery was quickly put out early on Saturday, according to a company official, but it remained unclear what sparked the fire.Local and social media had published images of bright orange flames burning near the facility's distillation towers from early on Saturday.

The Pemex official, who requested anonymity in line with the company's communications policy, told Reuters the early Saturday morning blaze was extinguished in just 15 minutes."It didn't stop operations and nobody was injured," the official said, but did not provide further information on what caused the fire.

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Local and social media had published images of bright orange flames burning near the facility's distillation towers from early on Saturday. The Pemex official, who requested anonymity in line with the company's communications policy, told Reuters the early Saturday morning blaze was extinguished in just 15 minutes.8 million more Mexicans fell below the official poverty line in 2020 to reach a total of nearly 56 million, compared with the end of 2018 when President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office on a pledge to prioritise the needs of the poor. "It didn't stop operations and nobody was injured," the official said, but did not provide further information on what caused the fire. IV ZR 314/19) AFP News Lionel Messi will end his 20-year career with Barcelona after the Argentine superstar and the Spanish giants were unable to overcome "economic and structural obstacles" to a new deal. The Salina Cruz refinery, on the coast of southern Oaxaca state, can process up to 330,000 barrels of crude oil per day and is a key Pemex trading and logistical hub along Mexico's Pacific coast. The data from development evaluation agency Coneval also showed that extreme poverty over the same period grew from 7 per cent to 8. Earlier on Saturday, Oaxaca emergency services agency CEPCO said in a statement posted on social media that it was monitoring the fire and that preliminary information indicated that it had been controlled but at that time was still active..

Source: Reuters/ec . In Mexico, poverty income is defined at about US$111 per month for rural residents and US$170 for those in urban areas, according to official figures. 2 hours ago EMERGING MARKETS-Baht leads losses among Asian FX on virus woes * Baht on track for worst week since late-March * India c.