Dec 15, 2010

6 PETRONAS CARIGALI WORKERS INJURED IN PLATFORM FIRE

KUALA LUMPUR: Six people were injured when fire broke out at the Bekok C platform operated by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, 200km off Terengganu early today.


They were sent to the Kuala Terengganu Hospital while their 102 colleagues were evacuated to nearby platforms.

The blaze was contained by the platform's emergency response team.

In a statement, the company said 108 personnel were at the platform when the incident occured just after midnight.

It said Bekok C was undergoing a scheduled shutdown for planned maintenance activities at the time of the incident.

Petronas Carigali, which is in the midst of determining the cause of the fire, has notified the relevant authorities on the incident. -- BERNAMA


P/s : now i know how risky my father's job...and fortunately he was attached at Bekok A at that time.alhamdulillah



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