Mexico Oil Plant Burst,Huge Blast at Mexican Oil plant 16 People Dead
A huge Blast at Mexico Oil Plant plume of toxic grey smoke could be seen spewing from the plant known as Pajaritos, in the city of Coatzacoalcos,More than 100 people were injured and thousands had to leave their homes
The blast, which was felt from as far as 10 kilometres away, forced the evacuation of nearby schools and businesses.
The cause of the explosion at the Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo plant was not immediately known. The facility is jointly owned by Pemex.
Footage showed a large fire and huge plumes of smoke.
The facility is owned by Mexico’s state oil company, Pemex. Several explosions have been reported at Pemex facilities in recent years.Veracruz state governor Javier Duarte told Milenio Television that the blast killed three people at the plant.
People living in the vicinity were ordered to remain indoors.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Twitter that the government would help the “affected workers and neighbours of the area.”
Huge Blast at Mexican Oil Plant ,16 Deaths Above 100 injured
Mr Anaya said the death toll could still rise.
The incident occurred at around 15:15 local time (20:15 GMT) on Wednesday. Veracruz state Governor Javier Duarte told a radio station the blast was felt 10km (six miles) away.In 2013 a Huge blast at Mexico Killed 30People,A 2015 fire at its Abkatun Permanente platform in the oil-rich Bay of Campeche affected oil output and cost the company$780 Million and Today at Mexico Head quaters, again same situation Repeated, The fire was under control by early evening, Pemex said. Residents were told to stay indoors because of the possible toxic nature of the smoke from the blast, but Pemex said the smoke dissipated quickly, lessening any possible toxic effects.Exports of oil from the plant, one of the largest terminals for oil distribution in Mexico, would not be affected, the company added.
A number of fires also struck the company’s rigs in the Gulf of Mexico last year, and a worker was killed in another fire at the Veracruz plant in February this year
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