Fire erupts at yet another Equinor plant

Wednesday afternoon, fire broke out at a methanol plant operated by the Norwegian oil giant, marking Equinor's second blaze in only two months.

The methanol plant at Norwegian industrial facility Tjeldbergodden erupted into flames Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland - Equinor

At 2:40 p.m. local time Wednesday, reports emerged that fire had erupted from a compressor house belonging Equinor's methanol plant at Tjeldbergodden, Norway, the oil company informs in a press release.

The fire was extinguished one hour later at 3:40 p.m.

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