5 dead, 4 missing after Brazil FPSO explosion

17 February 2015

12 February: An explosion on the FPSO Cidade de Santo Mateus, operated for Petrobras by Norwegian company BW Offshore, resulted in 5 fatalities and 4 persons missing. Production ceased and the other 65 persons on board were safety evacuated.

At the time of writing no other details are available about the explosion location or when the vessel may be safely re-boarded to search for the missing persons.