At Gunashli field-19 in the Caspian sea oil well on fire No. 71. As reported on the official website of the state oil company SOCAR, the fire was the result of a gas leak.
Gas leak low pressure started during repair work. According to the press service of the company, the staff has adopted all the necessary security measures. As a result of a fire nobody has suffered, the report said.
Life 49 employees wells are not threatened, in fact the incident is checked, added in the press service of SOCAR.
Employees were evacuated on the ship “Neftegaz-64”, said the Azerbaijani edition of Oxu.az.
A fire also occurred due to gas leakage, occurred at the Gunashli field in December 2015. At that moment on the platform were 84 oilman. In the result, the incident killed six people.