A fire that erupted on Tuesday at Enterprise Products Partners’ petrochemical facility in Mont Belvieu, Texas, has burned itself out, a per Pennenergy. Around Tuesday noon, a series of explosions occurred at the natural gas liquids storage terminal at Enterprise Products Partners Mont Belvieu petrochemical plant. Local fire firefighters were able to contain the flames, but the fire was allowed to burn itself out. The fire at the Mont Belvieu plant was so large that the ONEOK complex nearby was forced to temporarily shut down.
No injuries have been reported but one person remains unaccounted for. The company is hopeful that since the fire has been doused, the company personnel will be able to enter the facility and begin the search for the missing worker. The company will also begin the process of assessing the damage and begin investigating what might be the cause of this incident.