A fire broke out at a gas production platform in Iran’s South Pars field on Saturday, shutting production at the unit, state broadcaster IRIB reported.
“South Pars Platform 16 suffered a large fire and exited the production circuit,” IRIB said.
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The Pars Oil and Gas Company, which operates the platform, said there had been a gas leak but that the damage was “not large,” state TV’s IRINN news channel said in a posting on its Telegram account.
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