PEMEX Confirms Another Platform Accident

  By Ana Isabel Martinez and Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY, June 22 (Reuters) - Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil platform at one of its major operations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but added any impact on output remained unclear. The company said the accident was caused by an oil and gas leak and three … [Read more...]

Accident Aboard Pemex Jack-Up Kills Two, Injures 10

MEXICO CITY, May 5 (Reuters) - Mexican oil company Pemex said an accident on Tuesday has left an offshore maintenance rig in the southern Bay of Campeche listing, killing two workers, but has not affected crude production. Pemex said the Troll Solution rig, which was contracted to operate in Pemex's Abkatun-Pol-Chuc shallow water oil field, was positioning itself to carry … [Read more...]

Photos Show Aftermath of Pemex Platform Fire, Three Workers Still Missing

Some new photos (and video below) released by Mexican state-run oil company Pemex show the aftermath of Wednesday's explosion and fire at the Abkatun A- Permanente processing platform in the Bay of Campeche. Pemex has also updated that three workers remain missing following the blast, including two contractors from the oil services company Cotemar and one Pemex employee. As … [Read more...]

Fire Out at Pemex Processing Platform

The fire at Pemex's Abkatun A- Permanente processing platform in the Bay of Campeche has been extinguished as the company begins to assess the damage. Wednesday's explosion and fire claimed the lives of four people and injured 16 others. An update on Thursday from Pemex said that in total 45 workers received some sort of medical care, including two who are being treated for … [Read more...]