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PDVSA’s Luongo Says Amuay Refinery Operating Normal After Fire

Petroleos de Venezuela SA’s Amuay refinery is operating normally after a small fire at a distillation unit yesterday, Jesus Luongo, general manager of the complex, said in a statement on the company’s website.

The fire was extinguished within 10 minutes and is a “routine incident” in refining activities, Luongo said, according to the statement.

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