SUMMARY: Video shows Trinity Spirit Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel with a capacity to process up to 22,000 barrels of oil per day, inject up to 40,000 barrels of water per day and store 2 million barrels of oil, exploded, caught fire and sunk off the coast of Nigeria.
Nigeria – In Escravos, Delta State, a Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading or FPSO ship exploded.
The Trinity Spirit FPSO explosion, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, February 2, 2022, caused fire and panic in the Escravos area of the State’s Warri South-West Local Government Area.
The Trinity Spirit, owned by Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd (SEPCOL), is a 46-year-old offshore support vessel.
According to eyewitness accounts, an intense fire was spotted offshore, causing panic in the area.
According to Shebah Exploration and Production Company Ltd’s Chief Executive Officer, there were no reported fatalities when the incident occurred, and ten crew men were on board the vessel prior to the incident.
SEPCOL is in receivership, which is a form of bankruptcy.
Oil production vessel Trinity Spirit FPSO exploded, caught fire off the coast of Nigeria – watch video
BREAKING: Trinity Spirit Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel with a capacity to process up to 22K barrels of oil per day, inject up to 40K barrels of water per day and store 2 million barrels of oil, exploded, caught fire and sunk off the coast of #Nigeria. pic.twitter.com/81mEt8OASF
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) February 3, 2022
Trinity FPSO, fire on the high sea.
Managers bypassing safety should be sacked and jailed😭 pic.twitter.com/TCBEcmsfGH
— Jaguda_rated (@franz411) February 3, 2022