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Shell reports fire at Pernis refinery, now extinguished

LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) - Shell (LSE: RDSB.L - news) on Thursday reported a fire at its 404,000 barrel-per-day Pernis refinery in the Netherlands that was extinguished quickly by staff.

A spokesman for the Rotterdam refinery said the incident was "minor" and declined to comment on whether production would be affected. (Reporting by Ron Bousso, editing by David Evans)