Azerbaijan: Three offshore workers missing after strong waves hit oil platform

Three offshore workers went missing on Friday, following an accident on a Socar-operated oil and gas platform in the Oil Rocks field in the Caspian Sea.

The Azeri oil company said that the accident happened when a part of the platform with the living quarters collapsed into the sea, after a platform had been hit by strong waves due to a stormy weather.

According to information found on Socar’s website, a search and rescue operation is underway. A helicopter and three vessels have been deployed in the search for the missing men.

Offshore Energy Today Staff

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