Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd in a statement on Thursday announced that fire engulfed its facility at Ukpokiti Terminal, near Escravos on Wednesday morning.
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The Chief Executive Officer, Ikemefuna Okafor, said in the statement released on the company’s website that the cause of the fire that hit the facility is still unknown. He said their officials have recorded no death so far, but 10 crew members on the vessel prior to the incident are missing.
The company praised the efforts of officials of Clean Nigeria Associates, community stakeholders, Chevron team and other members of the public for their support. Ikemefuna Okafor indulged the public to stay away from the area as its Crisis Management Team carries out its job.