Harsh criticism of fatal accident on Maersk rig

A comprehensive investigation of the fatal accident on the rig Maersk Interceptor reveals several violations of safety rules. More people could have been killed, says the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway.

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There were numerous violations of safety protocol, when a violent accident occurred last year on Maersk Drilling's rig Maersk Interceptor, concludes the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority after a comprehensive investigation of the accident.

Maersk Drilling and the company's customer Aker BP both support the conclusion of the investigation.

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