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Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico

Jan 28, 2016

Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico
An explosion occurred on a drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico in September 2, 2010.In September 2, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, south of the United States, Luis Anna S,the drilling platform exploded.13 Workers on the platform have been rescued at present.

Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico
United States Coast Guard announced in September 2nd, another rig in the Gulf of Mexico explosion.
Coast Guard official Kasey Lanel said,the explosion occurred in the central Louisiana bay to the south of Vermillion and 80 nautical miles (about 148 km) in the Mexico bay,at about 9:30 in the morning of September 2, 2010, a commercial helicopter company reported an explosion on the drilling platform.

 Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico
 According to the report, the scene of the accident found smoke, but it is not clear whether the explosion of the drilling platform is still burning.Several helicopters and coast guard boats have been dispatched to the site of the accident. There were 13 Workers on the rig, one of which was injured in the blast, and the injury was not clear.The United States Department of Homeland Security said the accident occurred in the drilling platform in the water 2500 feet (about 750 meters),it is headquartered in Houston, an energy company.The platform does not produce oil and natural gas. At present, the official is not clear whether there is a crude oil spill.
 
Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico
The accident took place in the waters west of the Deepwater Horizon rig. The Deepwater Horizon platform, a British oil company leases, exploded in April, leading to the death of 11 workers and causing the worst oil spill in the history of the United States.
Drilling rig accidents in the Gulf of Mexico
On September 8, BP announced an report on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill,which has been waiting for a long time.The report stressed that the accident is a number of parties to the "common responsibility", that mechanical failure, human error, engineering problems, such as a series of factors led to the tragedy.

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