FPSO oil production vessel explodes in Niger Delta (Video)

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FPSO oil production vessel explodes in Niger Delta (Video)

Fire engulfed a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel named ‘Trinity Spirit’ in the early hours of yesterday.

The FPSO Trinity Spirit is located at the Ukpokiti terminal, around Excravos, Warri south-west, Delta state.

It is operated by Shebah Exploration and Production Company Limited (SEPCOL).

Confirming the incident in a statement, Ikemefuna Okafor, chief executive officer, Shebah Exploration and Production Company Ltd (in receivership), said the fire was caused by an explosion.

Okafor said 10 crew members were onboard the facility when the incident occurred but had yet to be accounted for.

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