Two die in a fire incident at ICOL’s Naphtha cracker unit

Indian Oil Corporation says five persons working in the nearby area came in contact with the fire

GN Bureau | January 24, 2018


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Two people were killed in the fire that broke out at the Polyethylene Swing Unit of Panipat Naphtha Cracker Complex on January 22.
As a precautionary measure, the swing unit is temporarily under shutdown.

Indian Oil Corporation said that five persons working in the nearby area came in contact with the fire. One of the contractor workers was killed in the accident. Besides, three IOCL employees who were injured were shifted to a hospital in Panipat and later admitted to Delhi’s Apollo hospital, of whom Bhhanojee Seepana succumbed to his injuries.

All other units are under normal operations at Panipat Naphtha cracker and Panipat refinery to ensure uninterrupted supply of petroleum and petrochemical products, IOCL said.

An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh has been sanctioned to the bereaved family of the contractor worker by Indian Oil. That apart, Rs 5 lakh will be given to his family by the contractor. IOCL is extending compensation to the family of Bhhanojee Seepana under the extant rules of the corporation.

 

 

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