Explosion at the Benin River Basin kills seven workers

Seven oil workers have been killed in an explosion that occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed.

According to a statement from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 8 during the installation of a ladder on a platform (Benin River Valve Station) for access during discharging of Gbetiokun production.

Explosion at the Benin River Basin kills seven workers

The statement also detailed investigation into the cause of the explosion has commenced.

”The bodies of casualties have been deposited in a morgue in Sapele, while families of the personnel involved are being contacted by their employers: Weld Affairs and Flow Impact, which are consultants to NPDC.”

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