At 21:00, August 12th , 2018, an incident when the operation of electric generator fault of the Nghi Son plant units at the Refinery and Petrochemical LLC (NSRP) Which led to the shutdown of the power supply system (the Cause of the incident is being investigated by the Company).
In order to secure the safety of the Plant, in the event of power supply shutdown, all process units have been activated shutdown modes as designed; the pressure relief relief valves had automatically responded to purge the hydrocarbon gases to the plant’s flare. A huge amount of hydrocarbon discharged in the flare in a short period of time had caused the flare to be larger than usual.
At 23:30 of the same day, the Gas Turbine Generator No. 2 had been restarted and NSRP is urgently preparing the necessary steps to restart all process units and to resume the normal production activity at the soonest time.
No damage to people and property is recorded.