Pertamina Monitors Refinery in Dubai, Ensures Local Residents Are Not Affected

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —

Pertamina Refinery Unit (RU) II Public Relations Manager Dumai Agustiawan stated that Pertamina continues to carry out monitoring to ensure that the community around the refinery is not affected by the explosion and fire incident at the refinery.

“Currently the team continues to focus on ensuring safe conditions. The Dumai Refinery Pertamina also continues to monitor to ensure that the community around the refinery is not affected by this incident,” Agustiawan said as quoted by Antara, Sunday (2/4).

Agustiawan said the Emergency Situation Team had succeeded in overcoming the incident at the gas compressor area of ​​the Dumai Refinery on Saturday (1/4) evening. The fire was brought under control around 22.54 WIB.



There was a loud bang accompanied by a strong vibration thought to have come from the Pertamina RU II Dumai Seven Princess Oil Refinery, Riau Province, which occurred on Saturday night which resulted in a fire.

At present refinery operations in the affected units have been temporarily suspended to ensure safety at the site. While other units continue to operate normally.

The cause of the incident is still unknown. There are 5 people affected in the operator’s room and are currently being taken to the Pertamina Dumai Hospital to receive the best treatment. The condition of the affected workers is currently stable.

Previously, Pertamina RU II Public Relations Manager Dumai Agustiawan confirmed that the point of the explosion and fire that occurred on Saturday (1/4) night had been controlled and the fire had been extinguished so that people were expected not to panic and remain calm.

Pertamina’s management together with the regional government and officials have stepped down to calm residents and will collect data.


(Gambas:Video CNN)

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