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Valve station explosion kills seven in Niger Delta

An explosion at a valve station has killed seven people in Nigeria’s OML 40.

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) said the accident had taken place on infrastructure connected to the Gbetiokun field. The Nigerian Petroleum Development Co. (NPDC) is the operator of the block, where it works with Elcrest Exploration and Production.

Workers were installing a ladder on a platform when the accident took place at the Benin River Valve Station.

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Source: EnergyVoice

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