MRPL Phase 3 unit shut down after landslide

MRPL Phase 3 unit shut down after landslide

Agency News

Mangaluru,.Aug 21 : Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) has shutdown its Phase-3 units as a precautionary measure due to a landslide in the area as an aftermath of the monsoon fury in the district.

The landslide has affected a pipe rack carrying pipelines between the process units and as a precautionary measure, the units in the Phase-3 complex have been temporarily shut down.

Actions have been initiated for the stabilization of the pipe rack and resolving the matter, according to a release here on Wednesday.

However, the Phase-I and Phase-II of the refinery complex as well as the product dispatch facilities remained unaffected and were operating normally.