The burning of Cepsa is the most serious of which occurred in their history of 45 years.
The oil refiner Cepsa that the multinational has set up in 'La Rabida', municipality of Palos de la Frontera (Huelva), accumulates, with the fire declared on Aug. 4, a series of fires in its history along 45 years, the latter being the most serious of which occurred since has resulted in two fatalities and two injured.
The second most serious fire took place on, cheap darkfall gold, 19 July 2004 at 10.15 hours by a failure in one of the transformers of the electric substation of the power plant of the company while the employee was making a visual review nearby.
On this occasion, the accident resulted in the death of a worker who, introducing severe burns, was taken from the hospital Huelva Juan Ramon Jimenez to the Burns Unit, fallen earth chips, of the Virgen del Rocio Hospital in Seville, where he died around 15 , 00 hours.
Other less serious fires occurred in the refinery. The first occurred on October 8, 2001 in the lubricants plant deasphalting Unit (SDA) at around 19.50 hours due to an explosion in which the possibility was considered that they were a terrorist attack, which the then, ffxiv gil, Director of the company, Emilio clog, hastened to deny. This accident did not cause casualties.
The most recent of them, except the last Wednesday happened on August 4th, took place on May 5, 2007 in an office next to the lab refiner cromotografia of 21.30 hours and was controlled to 23.30 , being the slightest incident as no personal injury occurred.
Toxic spills in 2005
Also, on 26 October 2005 at 21.10 hours there was a slight oil spill when the tanker 'Almudaima' monobuoy discharged in the refinery that was concentrated in two spots. One of them, of smaller size but greater consistency is situated opposite the Flecha del Rompido, Cartaya and Lepe between, and one more extension and less consistent, some ten kilometers off the coast of Huelva.
The spill, which lasted for four minutes, was 600 cubic meters of oil. One hundred people participated in the work of withdrawals of the oil remains on the beach of Nueva Umbria and the Stones River, a 2802 collection that accumulated tons of sand, most carried in bulk and 69 tons in 230 drums.
The then director of the refinery 'La Rabida' Cepsa, Juan Manuel Diaz apologized to the province for the damage caused but I emphasize that this was a minor incident "that has not caused damage to the flora and fauna because his affection has been minimal. "
Money for social responsibility
For its part, the multinational sources to Europa Press reported Thursday that Cepsa has certified that credited as one of the refineries "safest of Spain and Europe," while he added that large amounts are invested in information and social responsibility "and not publicity," as some associations said Wednesday.
He also recalled a fire in a tank in the year 1993 "that balance victimless" and the accident at the refinery in Huelva last year 2009, when a crack in an underwater line "caused damage to part of the Huelva coast." "A study by the University of Sevilla confirm thatproduced by an external agent, "the sources pointed to the refinery.
Finally, he clarified that "are not known what caused the accident" and to venture to give an explanation would be entering "a wheel of speculation", so we will have to wait for the findings of the investigation has been opened for clarify the facts.