S-Oil CEO Hussein al-Qahtani officially apologized for the explosion and fire accident at the Ulsan plant yesterday (19th).

In an apology issued today, CEO Al-Qahtani said he would like to apologize to all those affected and to the public.

He also added that he felt a heavy sense of responsibility and would cooperate with the relevant authorities as much as possible to solve the accident and find out the exact cause and do his best to treat the victim.

The factory facilities where the accident occurred will be closed until the cause of the accident is identified and measures to prevent recurrence are in place.

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