The Kuwait Oil Company reported that a limited fire broke out in an oil well, which witnessed a leakage accident last Monday in the operations area in western Kuwait, according to “Russia Today” news agency.
The company stated, in a statement published on Twitter, that the fire broke out due to bad weather conditions, and that its firefighting crews, in partnership with the civil defense, are dealing with the fire in accordance with the procedures followed in the company, and no injuries were recorded at the accident site.
The company added that it was ready in case of a similar scenario, following the leakage that occurred last Monday, and has taken the necessary measures to confront the fires, noting that it has taken the needed steps to limit the consequences of the fire.
Furthermore, the statement indicated that the company’s operations in the region were not affected by the fire.
Source: National News Agency – Lebanon