KOC accident kills one worker, injures another

The accident was caused by the ignition of gases during drilling operations at Al-Sabriya Refinery

Photo for illustrative purposes only
Photo for illustrative purposes only

An accident at a drilling tower in Al-Sabriya Refinery claimed the life of one worker, and injured another.

Kuwait Oil Company released a statement revealing that the accident took place at dawn on Thursday, caused by the sudden ignition of accompanying gases during drilling operations at the tower.

The company has formed a committee to investigate the accident and reaffirmed its commitment to the safety of its workers.

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