Agence France-PresseNovember 15, 2013 12:01
State-owned Petroleos de Venezuela reported a fire Friday at a refining complex in northeastern Venezuela, the latest in a string of oil industry mishaps.
Cruz Somoza, a manager at the refinery, said the blaze was "totally controlled" and no one was injured.
He said the fire broke out at 6:35 am local time (1035) in a refining facility for heavy crude in the state of Anzoategui.
The cause of the blaze was under investigation, he said.