The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has confirmed a fire incident at the Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company Limited.
The national oil firm in a statement released on Friday, October 20, said the fire which was contained won't affect the ongoing rehabilitation of the refinery.
The statement read;
"This afternoon, at about 15:02hrs, there was a minor fire incident at the cooling tower of Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company Limited.
"The fire which occurred as a result of ongoing welding activity at the top of the cooling tower will not affect the refinery rehabilitation project delivery schedule.
"NNPC Limited safety officers at the refinery acted immediately and put out the fire at about 15:30hrs; normalcy has since been restored."