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Pump seal fire contained at Westlake Petrochem

HMN-Pump seal failure leads to fire in Styrene unit at Westlake Petrochem near Lake Charles, Louisiana KPLC 7 reported.   Joe Andrepont, Sr. Community Affairs Representative for Westlake Chemical Corp., said the source of the fire was a pump seal in the Styrene unit, which is located on the southeast corner of Westlake’s Petrochemical manufacturing facility. A pump seal is ...

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