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Date: 13 December 2015 16:37
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 14
Search for the oil workers missing as a result of the accident at Azerbaijan’s Guneshli offshore field have been expanded, Trend was told at the special headquarters created to handle the accident.
Additional forces and equipment have been attracted to search for the missing Azeri oil workers. Currently, the search is continuing near the maritime borders of neighboring countries.
The fire is currently continuing on the platform.
As a result of a strong storm on Dec.4 at 17:40 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours), a high-pressure underwater gas pipeline was damaged which caused a fire at Guneshli field of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan. Large-scale rescue operation resulted in 33 people being rescued. To date, bodies of seven oil workers have been recovered. Currently, 23 people are listed as missing.
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