Heavy Rains in Veracruz Cause Oil Tank Spill, Refinery Put on Emergency Plan

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XALAPA, Mexico

Flooding from heavy rains in Mexico's Veracruz state on November 11th caused a crude oil spill from a storage tank in the Pajaritos Terminal of Maritime and Port operations in Coatzacoalcos, and forced Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) to activate an emergency plan for the Minatitlán Refinery.