Fire Extinguished at Iran’s Rag-e-Sefid

Fire Extinguished at Iran’s Rag-e-Sefid

After nearly two months, firefighters extinguished a fire at the Rag-e-Sefid field in Iran, Tasnim News Agency reports

“After 58 days, experts at the National Iranian South Oil Co. and National Iranian Drilling Co. managed to put out the blaze that erupted in Well 147 of Rag Sefid Oilfield,” the Managing Director of the National Iranian Drilling Company, Bijan Alipour, said, according to the Financial Times.

No timeline was given for the resumption of production from the well, but Alipoor indicated it could happen soon, the Financial Times reports.

According to media reports at the time, four individuals were killed in the initial explosion and fire. The Financial Times reports that two workers were killed.


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