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Shell says gas leak on unit at Pernis oil refinery under control

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> said there was a gas leak on Friday on a unit at its 404,000 barrel per day Pernis oil refinery in the Netherlands.

The leak has been stopped and the situation at the refinery is under control, a spokesman said.

Shell did not specify the unit involved.

The company separately reported on Nov 6 that while taking one of the units at Pernis offline for scheduled maintenance flaring occurred.

Shell did not specify which unit that was.


(Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar; editing by Jason Neely)