A number of accidents took place on oil facilities all over the world in recent days.
Late on July 4, a massive explosion took place in the Azerbaijani part of the Caspian Sea.
It was seen from the embankment in Baku, and was also filmed from the neighboring patrol platforms in the sea.
Reportedly, there were no accidents on Azerbaijani offshore platforms in the Caspian Sea.
According to preliminary data provided by State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, the explosion was caused by a mud volcano eruption.
El otro día #Mexico. Imágenes de la supuesta erupción o explosión en el #MarCaspio filmadas desde la plataforma petrolera de #Omid. No está claro qué está pasando allí. Seguiremos actualizando. #Petrol pic.twitter.com/sNbFyeV15X
— AUSTROHÚNGARO (@AUSTROHNGARO2) July 4, 2021
On July 2, an explosion occurred at Romania’s largest Navodari Petromidia oil refinery outside the port city of Constanta. As a result, one person was killed and at least four were injured.
A powerful blast at Romania′s biggest oil refinery on Friday has killed one person and left at least four other workers injured.
Around 50 firefighters were deployed to the scene after the explosion rocked the Navodari Petromidia refinery on the Black Sea coast. pic.twitter.com/Ss7ElbIobm
— חסידישע מידיא (@realhasidic) July 4, 2021
The same day, a gas leak from an underwater pipeline caused a huge fire on the ocean surface of the Gulf of Mexico. The fire, caused in an undersea pipeline of Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos or Pemex, took more than five hours to be completely extinguished.
Este era el aspecto de un incendio submarino tras la explosión de un gasoducto en el golfo de México
— Frontera Viva (@VivaFrontera) July 4, 2021
These events can hardly be connected. However, such a coincidence easily rises rumors.
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