ADNOC issues statement on incident at Mussafah Fuel Depot
ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 – At approximately 10:00 AM this morning, an incident occurred at our Mussafah Fuel Depot in Abu Dhabi which resulted in the outbreak of a fire.
Emergency response teams, including civil defence, fire and ambulance responders as well as an ADNOC emergency response team quickly attended the scene, and the fire was brought under control and extinguished.
ADNOC is deeply saddened to confirm that three colleagues have died.
A further six colleagues were injured and received immediate specialist medical care.
Professional support teams are supporting the families of all those who have been impacted.
At this time, the entire ADNOC family extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our colleagues who died this morning.
We are working closely with the relevant authorities to determine the exact cause and a detailed investigation has commenced.