August 21, 2019 / 9:04 AM / 25 days ago

REFILE-India's MRPL says it shuts some units at refinery

(Corrects grammatical error in headline)

NEW DELHI, Aug 21 (Reuters) -

* India’s Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd has shut Phase-3 units at its 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery in southern India due to a minor land slide, according to a company statement

* Phase-3 project comprises a 60,000-bpd crude unit and some secondary units

* “The landslide has affected a pipe rack carrying pipelines between the process units and as a precautionary measure, the units in the Phase-3 complex have been temporarily shut down,” the company said

* The other two crude units at the refinery are still in operation, the company said

* A company official said the Phase-3 project has been shut for the last three days

Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Tom Hogue

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