UAE oil firm ADNOC has activated business continuity plans to ensure reliable, uninterrupted supply of products to local and international customers after an incident at its Mussafah fuel depot in Abu Dhabi, the firm said on Twitter.
It added that it would also work to ensure the safety of employees.
Earlier on Monday, ADNOC revealed that an incident occurred at Mussafah Fuel Depot, saying it resulted in the outbreak of a fire.
"ADNOC is deeply saddened to confirm that three colleagues have died," the company said in a Twitter statement.
The group also said six were injured and received immediate specialist medical care, noting that professional support teams were supporting the families of all those who have been impacted.
"We are working closely with the relevant authorities to determine the exact cause and a detailed investigation has commenced," it confirmed.