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Caltex’s Kurnell Refinery Operating Normally After ‘Small’ Fire

November 01, 2012

Caltex Australia Ltd. (CTX), the nation’s biggest oil refiner, said its Kurnell refinery in New South Wales is operating normally after a “small” fire was quickly extinguished.

A wooden scaffold plank caught fire this evening after it made contact with a hot surface, the company said today in an e- mailed statement. There were no injuries and no impact on any units or production, it said.

Kurnell is one of two plants that Caltex operates in Australia.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alexander Kwiatkowski at

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