Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf – No Spill

Fuel Fix – Fatal explosion came during maintenance work

” . . . Oil and gas was not flowing at the time, with production having been halted more than a week ago to allow for the maintenance work.”

NY Times Louisiana: Oil Rig Explosion Kills One

“An explosion on an oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday killed one and injured three others, according to federal officials. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reported that the accident occurred just before 3 p.m. on a platform operated by Houston-based Fieldwood Energy.”

NY Daily NewsBlast on Gulf of Mexico oil rig kills one, injures three off Louisiana coast < has map

“One contractor was fatally injured working on a Fieldwood Energy oil platform 12 miles from the New Orleans coast “