Middle East Economic Survey


No 31



Atas Refinery Reports Fire In Storage Tank

Turkeys Atas Refinery reported on 25 July that a fire had broken out in a storage tank containing 9,000 tons of naphtha. No injuries were reported but the fire burned for several hours requiring the intervention of fire-fighters from nearby provinces. Company officials said the fire would be allowed to burn out in a controlled manner. Atas is Turkeys only privately-owned refinery and is...