Viskahapatnam: Enquiry with a five-member committee into HPCL fire incident
A huge fire broke out at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) refinery in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
Collector Vinaychand directed an enquiry with a five-member technical committee to look into the matter. The committee will analyze the risk in CDU-3 and the possible causes of the oil leak.
IIPM will also conduct technical and safety enquiries with Andhra University Chemical Engineering experts. Collector Vinaychand said that a report will be received within a week.
We were able to control the fire within 45 minutes … Production is continuing as usual in all the other units except CDU-3, the collector said.