29 Sep '11, 3am

Shell refinery fire at Bukom: what natural shores nearby?

Shell refinery fire at Bukom: what natural shores nearby?

Some of our best natural shores ring Pulau Bukom. What are some of the potential environmental impacts of the fire that broke out at Bukom yesterday? Some information taken from mainstream media reports on the fire include the following, including statements by Shell Companies in Singapore chairman Lee Tzu Yang. More about the fire and responses to it The fire started at at a pumphouse at about 1.15pm in an open area where there were many criss-crossing pipelines carrying light fuels. Explosions were heard soon after the fire. The fire broke out where finished oil products are transferred from the final production unit into storage tanks by being pumped through pipelines. The cause of the fire was still unknown and being investigate Initial reports were that the fire was brought under control in about one hour. But by evening, there were reports that it had flared up again...

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Fire fighting continues at Pulau Bukom refinery

channelnewsasia.com 29 Sep '11, 1am

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said fire fighting operations are still under way at Shell's Pulau Buk...

Fire at Shell oil refinery intensifies

channelnewsasia.com 28 Sep '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: A fire that broke out at the refinery of oil company Shell on Pulau Bukom on Wednesday afternoon has intensifie...

Shell shuts down some units at Pulau Bukom refi...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Sep '11, 7pm

SINGAPORE: Oil company Shell shut down some units at its Pulau Bukom manufacturing site following a huge blaze on Wednesda...

Shell still working with SCDF to contain fire a...

todayonline.com 29 Sep '11, 6am

SINGAPORE - Shell is still working with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to contain the fire at Pulau Bukom. A sta...

Shell updated mentioned that 6 Shell in house f...

shell.com.sg 29 Sep '11, 5am

Updates @10:00am on Pulau Bukom fire (29 Sep 2011) Updates @00:15am on Pulau Bukom fire (29 Sep 2011) Update @19:15pm on P...

Shell may shut entire refinery at Pulau Bukom

channelnewsasia.com 29 Sep '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: As the fire at Shell's Pulau Bukom refinery continues, the company says it will shut down the whole facility if...

Explosions heard at Pulau Bukom refinery

Explosions heard at Pulau Bukom refinery

channelnewsasia.com 29 Sep '11, 5am

SINGAPORE: Fresh explosions were heard at the Pulau Bukom Shell refinery around noon on Thursday. Witnesses at the Pasir P...

Video clip of the smoke spewing from Pulau Buko...

todayonline.com 29 Sep '11, 4am

SINGAPORE - Shell is still working with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to contain the fire at Pulau Bukom. A sta...

Shell's Bukom island refinery fire extinguished...

sg.news.yahoo.com 29 Sep '11, 4pm

The worst is yet to come - that's the startup process, especially where damaged have not been properly assessed and operat...

UPDATE 3-Fire at Shell Singapore refinery inten...

sg.news.yahoo.com 28 Sep '11, 11am

* Shell says fire is contained; neighbouring units shut * To continue to supply Singapore's fuel markets * Shell says inve...

Pictures: Smoke from Pulau Bukom fire sighted from Redhill

Pictures: Smoke from Pulau Bukom fire sighted f...

straitstimes.com 28 Sep '11, 8am

A fire broke out on the island of Pulau Bukom early Wednesday afternoon. -- PHOTO: STOMP A fire broke out on the island of...

Fire at Shell manufacturing site

channelnewsasia.com 28 Sep '11, 7am

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon at the manufacturing site of oil company Shell on Pulau Bukom. A spokes...

3 more explosions heard at Bukom around noon on Thursday, witnesses see 'fireball shooting into the sky'

3 more explosions heard at Bukom around noon on...

straitstimes.com 29 Sep '11, 4am

Three more explosions were heard around Pulau Bukom at about 12 noon on Thursday. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Amanda T...

The fire has now been extinguished at our Singa...

shell.com.sg 29 Sep '11, 5pm

Update @2330hrs: Fire at Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site 29/09/2011 The fire has been extinguished at Shell refinery at Pul...