UK-based oil exploration and production company has confirmed that a crewmember on the Aoka Mizu FPSO at its Lancaster field has tested positive for Covid-19.
The worker was evacuated and transported onshore by a coastguard helicopter and is now receiving medical treatment. Production operations at the field have not been affected so far.
Bluewater Lancaster Production (UK) is the installation operator of the Aoka Mizu FPSO.
“Bluewater is working within the guidelines provided by NHS Scotland, Health Protection Scotland, and Oil and Gas UK in determining the next steps,” Hurricane said in a statement.