NIMASA investigates wellhead fire incident offshore Ondo
*Cautions mariners to avoid impacted area
unravel the circumstances surrounding a recent fire incident at a wellhead offshore Ondo State.
Michharry and Company Nigeria Limited, an offshore and onshore facilities provider for the oil and gas industry.
Environment Management (MEM) Department of the Agency would conduct both on-the-spot assessment and detailed analysis of the incident.
fire for their own safety and to aid the investigative and remediation work at the location, Ororo1, in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 95. The site is a Chevron platform sold to local investors.
and operated by Guarantee Petroleum, had been working on the offshore oil rig, Grace 1 HWU, when it experienced leakages of gas and oil, which were followed by a fire outbreak at the wellhead location.
investigation, in line with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two agencies.
ensuring a clean, pollution- free, and friendly marine environment for safe shipping activities, NIMASA has swung into action with our standard procedures to get to the root of this fire incident.
fire and preventing future occurrence.
our work on this incident.”
locations to NIMASA in good time and shun actions capable of endangering their own safety and operations as well as those of others.”