LPG Trucks’ Fire Incident at Khor Mor Plant
On Friday, 22 June 2012, two LPG road tankers, belonging to a local LPG trader, caused a fire during filling at the loading facility of Khor Mor LPG Plant in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The accompanied explosion resulted into four injuries and one fatality of a tanker driver thereby causing extensive damage to the loading facility.
With full Corporation and support of the all the government institutions in the Kurdistan Region Government immediate medical support was available to the injured and fire- fighting teams extinguished the fire within two hours. As a precautionary measure, the plant has been temporarily shut down while a full investigation is conducted and repairs are carried out. A partial production restarted yesterday Saturday from the Early Production Facility producing and supplying gas to the power stations.