Unipetrol’s production complex in Litvínov, Czech Republic

Czech Unipetrol reopens site of latest blast

Prague – Central European oil refiner and polymers producer Unipetrol has reopened the distribution terminal at its refinery in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic days after an explosion left six workers dead and two badly injured.

The blast victims, employed by external contractors, were cleaning an empty storage tank at the terminal next to the refinery last 22 March  the explosion damaged the tank, according to Unipetrol, the country’s biggest petchems group.

Czech police launched an immediate on-site investigation and experts from Unipetrol are undertaking a separate…

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