The safety of workers at the Varanus Island pipeline has been questioned through emailed photos of the explosion site and the accompanying email. The images have not been confirmed by Apache Energy.
It was also reported to include the following comments from a worker
“We ran for our lives, really really really scary. Does not feel good to be back here so soon (5 days later) The place is quiet, no noise, nothing. Just us hitting spanners ect (sic). Not sure if I really wanna be here when it’s up and running, which will be months away, a lot of damage.”