A chief engineer at India’s ONGC was killed at the company’s drilling location Tuesday in Nagendrapuram near Bhimavaram in West Godavari district.
The engineer, identified as Manohar Das, was 49.
Das is reported to have sustained a head injury during the accident. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Three others were injured and are being treated at a hospital in Narsapur. Their condition is reported to be stable.
ONGC is investigating the cause of the accident.
Entry for media personnel to the accident was restricted by the ONGC authorities.