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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Six injured in Gulf Drilling rig fire in Qatar


A half-dozen employees of Gulf Drilling International were transported to hospital and released after a fire on an onshore rig, the company’s parent firm said in a statement to the Qatar Stock Exchange.

Gulf International Services did not say when the incident occurred or where the rig was located. It said the fire started when the rig – named GDI-3 – was being prepared to be moved to another work location.

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