Fire hits Petrobras P-48 platform

A fire hit petrobras platform P-48 last Saturday (20). According to the Union of Oil Tankers of Norte Fluminense, the accident happened near a drainage vessel of the vessel.

According to Petrobras, the fire started during a maintenance activity in a pipe. The platform ship operates in the Caratinga field in the Campos Basin in Rio de Janeiro. Production was halted, and the fire brigade took about 1:30 a.m. to control the fire.

According to Sindipetro-NF, an employee suffered burns to his neck, shoulders, arms and back. He had medical attention still on the platform and was landed shortly thereafter. According to Petrobras, the employee is well and is already at home.


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