27 June 2023

Broken-down Oil Tanker on Bangna-Trad Road Does not Belong to Bangchak

With reference to a news report at approximately 17:20 hrs. on 26 June regarding an incident involving a fire at the rear wheel of an oil tanker while traveling on Bangna-Trad Road, there are reports indicating that the tanker was carrying product that originated from Bangchak Refinery.

Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited would like to clarify that the reported truck did not perform transportation duties for Bangchak nor did it depart from the Bangchak Oil Refinery nor under the supervision of Bangchak.

Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited prioritizes safety as its topmost concern. The construction of the refinery was carried out in accordance with international standards, from the design phase to control measures, inspections, and regular maintenance. Oil transportation follows strict international standards, and emergency response plans are regularly conducted with safety for all parties of paramount importance at every stage.