A fire broke out on Monday afternoon aboard an offshore platform in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan. According to Reuters, the fire was extinguished on Tuesday.
The country’s ministry of emergency situations, the incident happened on a platform in the Gunashli field after a gas leak during repair work at one of the wells.
Sixty-nine workers have been evacuated from the platform at the Guneshli field.
The platform is operated by Azerbaijan’s state-run oil and gas company, Socar. No one was injured, and the investigation to identify the cause of the accident is underway, Socar said.