No. 39



Fire In Arak Refinery Kills Five

Iranian news sources reported a fire in the Arak refinery on 20 September that leftfive persons dead and an unspecified number of others injured. The fire is reported tohave been caused by a gas leak in the isomax unit of the refinery which was being repairedat the time. The refinery is located in the west-central town of Arak and processes about150,000 b/d. It is Iran's fourth-largest refinery, built by a consortium of...