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Filipino worker killed, 9 more injured in Gulf oil platform fire

A Filipino worker at the oil platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico located about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, has been found dead Saturday, according to the US Coast Guard.

Oil rig explosion and fire in Gulf of Mexico (updated)

Reports have surfaced that an explosion has occurred at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Two people have died from the fire, eleven are injured and two are currently missing.

Deepwater Horizon Engineer says warning system was disabled

Kenner - The problems that existed on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig before it exploded are just now beginning to be revealed. A federal hearing today is listening to all the details.

Deepwater Horizon well now spewing 1,000 barrels of oil per day

Only one day after declaring there was no oil leaking from the well underneath the destroyed Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the Coast Guard announced two leaks were found Saturday.

Oil rig in Gulf of Mexico sinks, leaking oil and gas a huge worry

A burning oil rig stationed in the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana sank Thursday, raising the risk of an oil spill to a very high level.

Oil Rig Leaking 400 bbl Daily

Western Australia is the site of an oil rig spill flowing up to 400 barrels daily in what is being listed as the third largest Australian spill in the last twenty years.

Helicopter crashes into North Sea, all on board are feared dead

Just three weeks after a helicopter crash off the coast of Newfoundland claimed 17 lives, a similar incident looks to have claimed nearly the same number of lives in the North Sea off Scotland, highlighting the dangers of working on the oil rigs.

Oil Rig Off Scottish Coast Evacuated After Security Alert

A oil rig off the Scottish coast is being evacuated this morning after a security alert. About 500 workers are scrambling to get off the Safe Scandinavia rig as quickly as possible. The rig is in the North Sea.

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Explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico  November 16  2012.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives the OK to start drilling by video conference on August 9, 2014.
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