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    basil parmesan
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    Hundreds evacuated after refinery explosion in Regina

    CTVNews.ca Staff Date: Thursday Oct. 6, 2011 5:17 PM ET

    REGINA Police say at least two people have been injured in an explosion and fire at the Co-op crude oil refinery in Regina.

    Officers are on scene assisting fire crews and directing traffic in the city’s northeast end. Witnesses near the site told a local radio station that they heard alarms before an explosion went off.

    Thick smoke can be seen coming from the refinery.
    Co-op says it is taking steps to account for employees and contractors on the site.

    The 75-year-old Consumers’ Co-operative Refineries in Regina, Saskatchewan has over 600 permanent employees and produces 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day.It occupies 554 acres of land in north Regina.

    Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20111006/hundreds-evacuated-after-refinery-explosion-in-regina-111006/#ixzz1a2V1N9cB

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    Charles Randall
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    Looks like CCRL Regina Refinery had fire/explosion Thursday.
     
    If you look at picture closely think you can see the integrated New Grade Upgrader coker in far left corner (opposite side of smoke).
     
    Note – Since picture didnt make post – go to link and see Regina fire picture & look at coker far left.
     
    Regards
    Charlie Randall

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