Four killed after explosion and fire in ONGC gas plant near MumbaiChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 6, 2019
An Indian Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) gas processing plant in Uran, near Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra state, was hit by an explosion and huge fire on September 3 that killed the plant production supervisor and three security staff.
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According to the Hindustan Times, senior company officials inspected the plant the following day to assess the damage and to investigate the causes.
An ONGC press statement said that on the morning of September 3 a strong hydrocarbon smell was reported at the Demineralised Water Plant (Oily Water Sewage Pit) and nearby security cabin, which is outside the main processing area. Plant personnel rushed to the site but a “major fire incident” then occurred. ■