Petronas shuts production at platform after fire
KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — Malaysia’s national oil company Petroliam Nasional Berhad has shut down production at an offshore platform after a fire, the company said in a statement late yesterday.
The shutdown will continue until a technical assessment is completed, it added.
The fire at Tukau drilling platform B, off the coast of Miri in Sarawak, broke out during maintenance work and was put out 45 minutes later.
Five workers were injured. Two have been discharged while three remain at Miri General Hospital. — Reuters