Fire at Algeria's Skikda refinery under control, says Sonatrach

The incident resulted in injuries to seven workers

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. An Algerian gasfield worker looks at the new fifth train gas plant at the state-run Sonatrach gasfileds located 1200 km (750 miles) south-east of Algiers.

Image used for illustrative purpose. An Algerian gasfield worker looks at the new fifth train gas plant at the state-run Sonatrach gasfileds located 1200 km (750 miles) south-east of Algiers.

REUTERS/ Zohra Bensemra

CAIRO- A fire that broke out in an idle reforming unit undergoing maintenance at Algeria's Skikda refinery has been brought under control, national energy company Sonatrach said on Tuesday.

The incident resulted in injuries to seven workers, a company statement said.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy Writing by Ahmad Elhamy Editing by David Goodman )


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