Fire hits Pemex offshore platform, three injured

Fire hits Pemex offshore platform, three injured

Mexican state energy company Pemex has announced that a fire broke out on its Akal-C 6 platform yesterday, causing injury to three workers.

The fire was put out by the personnel on the platform about one hour later, with two OSVs near the platform also participated in the firefighting operations.

Pemex said activities have resumed on the platform while operations have now returned normal.

The company will start investigations into the cause of the incident.

Jason Jiang

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