Iran: Gas output shut after fire at nearby platform

Blaze began after lightning sparked dripping gas

Gas manufacturing was closed down at System 16 in Iran’s South Pars area after a fire burst out close by when lightning sparked dripping gas, the running business stated on Saturday.

” The gas released at the water degree (from a dripping undersea pipe) was sparked by lightning 15 kilometres (9 miles) from the system,” Pars Oil and also Gas Firm stated in a declaration on its internet site.

The fire was had after manufacturing was closed down at the system and also preparation for repair has actually started, it stated.

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