Eni informs that yesterday, December 1st, a fire occurred on the Foukanda platform, located offshore the Republic of Congo.
The platform was immediately evacuated and the fire was extinguished by the emergency teams, bringing the situation under control in a short time. Of the 45 persons on the platform, 5 reported slight burns, while one person, a crane operator belonging to Afrimel, was missing at the time of the evacuation. As soon as the fire was extinguished the emergency team managed to get on board and found the missing person, but unfortunately had to report his death.
Investigations to ascertain the causes of the fire are ongoing and further information will be provided as soon as available.