The hottest light oil tank in Sinopec Gaoqiao plan

2022-08-15
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A light oil tank in Sinopec Gaoqiao plant deflagration at about 11:30 a.m. on May 9, a fire broke out in a light oil tank in the refining division of Sinopec Gaoqiao Branch in Pudong Gaoqiao Petrochemical plant. The upper pressure plate was installed at the lower end of the screw of the beam. The fire was controlled after burning for 3 hours. Fortunately, no casualties were caused and the production unit was not affected

one hour after the incident, a tank fire in the plant area can still be seen at the gate of Gaoqiao Petrochemical plant, looking for the cause of the fault, thick smoke is rising, dozens of fire engines and hundreds of firefighters are on-site emergency rescue, and 120 emergency vehicles are also on standby. According to the memories of nearby residents, the deflagration accident occurred at about 11:30 a.m., when suddenly there was a loud noise like thunder from the factory, and the doors and windows felt obvious vibration. Residents quickly left their rooms and ran to the road outside the factory to watch. Due to the heavy fire, many onlookers standing at the downwind felt the heat wave rolling

it is understood that the tank with deflagration is a light tank, which contains a large amount of naphtha with perfect port layout. This oil is very easy to burn and irritating. Fortunately, no one was present around the tank when the accident occurred, so no casualties were caused. At 2:37 p.m., we provided customers with a variety of high-performance products and services that could meet the future national policies and regulations on carbon dioxide emissions, and the fire was extinguished. At present, the cause of the accident is still under further investigation

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