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Azerbaijan’s SOCAR evacuates 500 offshore workers due to bad weather

Azerbaijan’s SOCAR evacuates 500 offshore workers due to bad weather Azerbaijan’s SOCAR evacuates 500 offshore workers due to bad weather


Baku, September 23 - Neftegaz.RU. On weekends due to the severe deterioration of weather conditions, SOCAR significantly enhanced its security measures,” the company said. More than 500 oil workers were evacuated by air and maritime transport, and work was stopped in the open.

The personnel who remained at sea in connection with the production process were ordered to work less in the open air. The duty was organized. The vessels, including the fire department of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations, are on duty at all oil and gas fields in the Caspian Sea.

According to Trend, BP continue normal operations at its Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli offshore project, despite the weather conditions.

There are the rules for carrying out the work carefully in adverse weather conditions, especially in the open air. The company's entire personnel at sea and at the coastal terminal operate in accordance with these regulations.

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