7 May 2007 - 15:06
  • News Code: 104035

A small fire has broken out at Kuwait"s Burgan oilfield, the second largest in the world, according to a Kuwaiti informed source.

"It is not a major incident. The fire department of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has responded and it is under control," the source said, on the condition of anonymity.


Burgan oilfield, south of Kuwait City, produces around 70 percent of Kuwait"s total output of around 2.4 million barrels per day (bpd).


The oilfield It is the world"s second largest after Saudi Arabia"s Ghawar.



News Code 104035

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