Oil Worker Injured on North Sea Rig

Today at about 9.15 am a floorhand was injured during while working on the ENSCO-71 jackup. The rig is under contract to DONG.

A 20-foot bail hit the floorhand's body. The floorhand has been taken by helicopter to Esbjerg Hospital for a thorough examination.

The circumstances of the accident will be investigated in depth.

The accident took place on License 13/98 in the Danish sector of the North Sea.