Exxon says it has safely contained fire at Fawley refinery unit

(Reuters) - ExxonMobil Corp has safely contained a fire at one of the units at its 270,000 bpd Fawley oil refinery in Britain, the oil major said in a statement on Tuesday.

"We may continue to use our flare in order to safely manage ongoing operations," Exxon said, without specifying the unit involved.

(Reporting by Ahmad Ghaddar; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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