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MRPL employee plugs crude oil leak

MRPL employee plugs crude oil leak

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 25, 2016: An employee of the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, in a swift action here on Saturday, plugged a leak in the company’s crude oil pipeline.

MRPL employee plugs crude oil leakAccording to a press release, crude oil started leaking from the pipeline after personnel of an external agency, which is not related to MRPL, accidentally hit the pipeline while doing ground work in Thokur.

Ramesh Poojary from MRPL’s administration department was the first to spot the leak, while he was passing by that road. He got of his vehicle and took preliminary measures to stop the leak before alerting the MRPL maintenance wing personnel. The maintenance wing personnel arrived at the spot after a few minutes and plugged the leak, the release said.

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Sohaib Afsan, Kasargod Mon, January-25-2016, 12:41

It is the MRPL pipeline like water pipeline.It has to be madesafer .

Shubha Dinkar, Mysore Sun, January-24-2016, 11:54

How can the private workers be careless in the informing the MRPL about the damage to the pipeline?

Indrajith M, Coimbatore Sun, January-24-2016, 11:51

The private workers related with the digging work have to confirm whether there is any pipeline connected in that path.

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