Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd shuts fire-hit hydrocracker unit at Mumbai refinery, 40 injured

Vastavam web: State-run Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd shut a hydrocracker unit at its Mumbai refinery on Wednesday evening following a fire that left 40 people injured, said a top company official. “We have shut the hydrocracker and assessment will be done on Thursday to know how long we need to keep it shut,” R Ramachandran, head of refineries, told. The remaining units at the 120,000-barrel-per-day refinery in the western Indian state of Maharashtra are operating normally, he added.