Saxon Energy worker dies on site

A 21-year-old Saxon Energy worker has died at Rig 185 at the Fairview Santos GLNG operation site.

The Chronicle reported the man was working at a drill rig when he died on site on Sunday.

A spokesperson for Saxon confirmed an accident had occurred on site however further details were withheld pending an investigation.

"Saxon Energy Services Australia is saddened to confirm a tragic incident has occurred on Rig 185 in Fairview, resulting in a fatality," the spokesperson said.

"It would not be appropriate to comment further as to what happened until the investigation is concluded.”

They said Saxon's thoughts were with the man's family.

Santos vice president Trevor Brown also sent his condolences to the man's friends and family.

"Our thoughts and sympathies are with the man's family and colleagues," Brown said.

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