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Equinor Shuts 226k b/d Mongstad Refinery After Fire

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A fire broke out at Equinor’s Mongstad refinery in Norway in the afternoon of Feb. 15, the company confirmed via a press release.

  • The fire was reported extinguished at 3.36 pm CET, Equinor said, adding that the plant was closed.
  • “It is too early to say anything about the cause of the incident,” the press release added.
  • Mongstad is Equinor’s largest refinery.
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A fire broke out at Equinor’s Mongstad refinery in Norway in the afternoon of Feb. 15, the company confirmed via a press release.

  • The fire was reported extinguished at 3.36 pm CET, Equinor said, adding that the plant was closed.
  • “It is too early to say anything about the cause of the incident,” the press release added.
  • Mongstad is Equinor’s largest refinery.