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Petrobras Refinery Halted After Fire

December 4, 2018

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Tuesday it has halted operations at its Abreu and Lima refinery in Pernambuco state after a fire broke out there early in the morning.

The fire, which occurred in a tower of the coking unit, caused no injuries and has been put out, Petrobras said, adding that it should not affect fuel supply.

(Reporting by Alexandra Alper Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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