Worker dies in Aramco refinery gas leak

Aramco says it has controlled the gas leaks & investigations are on

(Image for illustrative purposes only) Aramco to investigate gas leak at Jeddah Refinery.
(Image for illustrative purposes only) Aramco to investigate gas leak at Jeddah Refinery.

An accident caused by a gas leak in Saudi Aramco's 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) Jeddah refinery killed one worker, the company said in an emailed statement.

Aramco said the worker was conducting maintenance work at the refinery, when the gas leaked on Monday morning. When Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East contacted Aramco, there was a confirmation but no further details were available yet, according to a spokesperson.

The statement also said the company's business had not been affected and that there was a detailed investigation initiated on the matter.
 

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