Pemex identifies workers killed in platform fire. Three still missing

  • Exploration & Production
Abkatun Alpha, a day after the fire outbreak


Pemex has identified four workers killed in the Abkatun Alpha platform fire outbreak in Mexico’s Campeche Bay on Wednesday, April 1, 2014.

In a statement issued yesterday, Mexico’s national oil company said that three of the deceased worked for Cotemar, and the fourth worker was a Pemex employee.

Three workers are still missing; two employed by Cotemar and one by Pemex.

Also, three of the seven workers who were admitted to the General Hospital of Pemex in Ciudad del Carmen were yesterday released. In total, around 45 workers have received some kind of medical care.

As for the fire, it was extinguished yesterday and no oil spill has been reported.


Offshore Energy Today Staff

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