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Faroe Petroleum: Serious Incident Leaves Two Injured At Tambar Field

LONDON (Alliance News) - Faroe Petroleum PLC on Thursday said a serious incident on the Maersk ...

Alliance News 7 December, 2017 | 4:05PM
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Faroe Petroleum PLC on Thursday said a serious incident on the Maersk Interceptor rig at the Tambar field in the North Sea has left two people injured.

Faroe Petroleum said Aker BP, the operator of the rig, confirmed that two people have been injured following "a serious incident" at the Tambar field located in the southern Norwegian section of North Sea.

The incident occurred on the Maersk Interceptor rig which is currently drilling on the field, and Faroe Petroleum said the two people employed by Maersk Drilling that were injured are being transferred to shore.

No further details on the severity of the injuries were given, and Faroe Petroleum said it would provide a further update as and when more information becomes available.

Faroe Petroleum said Aker BP have activated emergency preparedness procedures and are cooperating closely with the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre and relevant authorities.

Shares in Faroe Petroleum were down 3.6% at 95.00 pence Thursday.

By Gem Sofianos; gemsofianos@alliancenews.com

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