MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least four people died after a fire broke out on an oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, leading to the evacuation of 302 workers, Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said.
An oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday spawned disastrous results, including the death of four workers and the injury of up to 45 others. Terrified workers even jumped into the sea to avoid the blaze. Concerned relatives ofShow More Summary
A fire at an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday killed at least four workers and sent dozens leaping into the water for safety.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said at least four people died after a fire broke out on a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, sparking the evacuation of around 300 workers.
Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said at least four people died and 300 were evacuated after a fire broke out on a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. ||| Mexico City - Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said at least four...Show More Summary
Nearly 300 workers were evacuated from a fiery oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday, Mexico's state-run petroleum company said.
Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said on Wednesday it had evacuated around 300 workers after a fire broke out on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, with local emergency services reporting that at least 45 people were injured. The post One Killed, Several Injured in Pemex Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
(Reuters) - Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said on Wednesday it had evacuated around 300 workers after a fire broke out on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, with local emergency services reporting that at least 45 people were...Show More Summary
Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it was fighting a fire on oil platform in Campeche Bay on the Gulf of Mexico, home to the country's biggest oil field,
April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Despite the catastrophic effects this spill had – and continues to have – on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and coastal communities, the federal government is still attempting to introduce new drilling along much of the Mid- and South Atlantic.
A new report by the National Wildlife Federation says dolphins continue to die, while the recovery of sea turtles has stalled and corals continue to show signs of damage from exposure to oil.
BP terminated contracts for two deepwater oil drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico as the British oil company slashes its exploration budget due to fallen oil prices.
ENSCO announced on Monday the receipt of a termination notice for their ultra-deepwater drillship DS-4 which is currently on contract to BP in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The original contract [...] The post BP Terminates Contract For ENSCO DS-4 Drillship appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
This is a video taken from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico of hundreds of sharks migrating north into Louisiana waters. It's believed the sharks are either blacktip or spinner sharks, neither of which pose a significant risk to humans. Show More Summary
It’s rare to see a single shark swimming in the water, so that makes this occurrence even more amazing, as an oil rig worker captured a large group of migrating sharks swimming together in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
I was sleeping like a baby until this giant storm blew through, with driving rain and howling wind and the distant rumble of thunder rolling in off the Gulf of Mexico: Now I’m wide awake. And I just realized it’s the seventh birthday of my beloved Daisy Mayhem, the lovely buff-colored creature on the right side [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
President Barack Obama arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport on May 2, 2010, for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill tour with Gov. Bobby Jindal. Obama lectured Governor Jindal on the tarmac about a letter he wrote to the DOA. … Continue reading ?
Back in 2010, Houston-born schoolteacher Lynda Martinez traded the Gulf of Mexico for the Persian Gulf—with two sons in tow—when her husband was offered a job in Dubai. Though her "heart is still in Texas," Lynda has grown fond of her current home base and shares the love on her blog, Longhorns and Camels. Here's a look at Dubai through her unique lens.
Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) successfully completed Acceptance Trials (AT) on March 13, 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico. Austal, the Trenton's shipbuilder,
Every year, nutrient-rich runoff from the Midwestern corn belt makes its way down the Mississippi river and into the Gulf of Mexico. The result? Algal blooms, which, over time, have triggered ecological collapse, and now maintain a dead zone nearly the size of Connecticut. Show More Summary