Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 8
By Azad Hasanov - Trend:
Insurance payments to the family of each oilman affected by the fire on the platform #10 in the Caspian Sea can reach 140,000 manats (over $130,000), said Salim Muslimov, Azerbaijani minister for labor and social protection of population.
Earlier, on Dec. 4, a fire broke out on an offshore platform of SOCAR’s Gunashli field, after a strong storm damaged an underwater high-pressure gas pipeline. As many as 33 people were rescued in an ensuing large-scale operation. Some 23 oil workers are listed as missing.
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