Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Offshore

Body of Missing Worker Found Near Damaged Black Elk Platform

A body found in the Gulf of Mexico has been identified as that of a Filipino oil worker who went missing after an explosion on an offshore platform Nov. 16....

November 28, 2012
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Offshore

Black Elk in The Hot Seat Following Platform Fire

HOUSTON–Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC, which owns the U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform that suffered a lethal explosion last week, must take immediate steps to improve the safety of...

November 21, 2012
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Offshore

TV Crew Captures Deadly Platform Explosion on Video

A video surfaced Monday showing Friday morning’s explosion on board a production platform located just off the Louisiana coast in the US Gulf of Mexico. The video was captured by a TV...

November 19, 2012
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Offshore

U.S. Issues Subpoena Over Louisiana Platform Fire

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board issued a subpoena to the owner of the oil and gas platform that exploded last week, the government agency said Monday. The explosion Friday of Black Elk...

November 19, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012
Offshore

Coast Guard: Search Suspended for Two Missing Crewmembers Following Platform Explosion, Photo Reveals Damage [UPDATE]

*UPDATE*  as of 5:25PM on 17 November:  The USCG has suspended its search for the 2 missing rig workers.  In the past 32 hours, 1,400 square miles of ocean have...

November 16, 2012
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Offshore

Offshore Production Platform Explodes in US Gulf of Mexico [UPDATE]

HOUSTON–An oil and gas platform exploded and caught fire off the coast of Louisiana on Friday, injuring 11, leaving two missing and resulting in a two-by-a-quarter mile oil sheen around...

November 16, 2012
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