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Oil Spill Contained at Tondgouyan Petchem Plant

Oil Spill Contained at Tondgouyan Petchem Plant
(Monday, April 10, 2023) 17:20

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant, a subsidiary of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), experienced an oil spill incident at the PTA unit on Monday morning. The leak originated from the bonnet flange of one of the control valves, resulting in an operational accident.

Fortunately, the incident was contained quickly thanks to the fast response of the fire brigade and operational staff of the complex.

No injuries or financial damage were reported.

The oil spill incident at Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant has been contained, and all operational units of the company are now producing polyethylene terephthalate chain products.

Despite the swift containment of the incident, the PGPIC recognizes the importance of preventing similar accidents from occurring in the future. The company is taking measures to review and improve their safety procedures and protocols, ensuring the safety of both their employees and the environment.

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