Gas leak is reported in flexicoker unit at Amuay Refinery
Workers reported no injuries in the occurrence on Tuesday
The failure took place in a gasification transfer line in the direction of the flexicoker reactor. It was noted that the load would be transferred to the delayed coking unit, from 15,000 to 42,000 barrels per day.
Workers indicated that the repair of the affected line in the flexicoker unit is "complicated."
With reporting by Ernesto J. Tovar
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