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Friday 5 Dec. 2014  

Fuel release at Altona Refinery

Update: 3.30pm

At around 2.30am on 5 December 2014, Mobil experienced a small release of fuel from one of the refinery's process units.

Mobil quickly responded to safely contain the onsite release and shut down the affected unit. The MFB were immediately notified and promptly attended to assist Mobil in responding to this incident.

Mobil has completed the necessary repairs and is in the process of safely returning the refinery to normal operations. The MFB are no longer on site.

We will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the release and apologise for any inconvenience or concern that this incident may have caused our neighbours.

For more information, please call the refinery's 24-hour community hotline on 1800 659 527.


Media enquiries:

Jessica Bodon
0467 794 893