By Staff writer
Kuwait Oil Company said accident was caused by ignition of gases during drilling operations at Al-Sabriya Refinery
A worker was killed and another injured following an accident at a drilling tower in the Al-Sabriya Refinery, in the north of Kuwait.
In a statement, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said the accident occurred at dawn on Thursday and was caused by a sudden ignition of the accompanying gases during the drilling operations of the tower, which resulted in a small fire.
KOC revealed it has formed a committee to investigate the accident and stressed in the statement that the safety of workers is or paramount importance.