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Shell Suspends Singapore Refinery After Fire

By Ann Koh and Yee Kai Pin – Sep 30, 2011 4:52 AM GMT+0100

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) extinguished a fire that raged for two days at its largest oil refinery and said it’s shutting processing units at the Singapore plant as a precaution.

“The fire has been extinguished at Shell refinery at Pulau Bukom,” Europe’s biggest oil company said in a statement late yesterday. “However, there are traces of fuel vapor. We are prepared to shut down all refinery units if this is considered necessary from a safety perspective, with the exception of utilities.” read more and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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