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6/12, 3:52 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Iran: Platform at world's largest gas field catches fire

A fire was detected on the South Pars gas field in Iran, the country's Oil Ministry confirmed on Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but services are still extinguishing the blaze with fire boats.

Mohammad Meshkinfam, CEO of the Pars Oil and Gas Company told Iranian petro energy information network Shana: "no one was reportedly killed by the fire in the offshore platform." He added that the platform was evacuated before the fire started.

No cause for the fire was given.

Breaking the News / VP