Fire Reported at Petrobras Refinery in Rio

Reuters, January 20, 2017

Fire was reported on Wednesday at the 239,000 bpd Reduc refinery in the state of Rio de Janeiro controlled by Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras, with impact on production, a local oil workers union said. Flames had reached one of the three distillation units at Reduc, located in Duque de Caxias, in Rio's metropolitan area, the union said. There were no reports of injuries or immediate comments from Petrobras.

(Reporting by Marta Nogueira; Writing by Marcelo Teixeira)

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