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#Oil Rig

# oil-rig - Monday 8 August, 2016

Oil rig blown ashore during severe weather

The oil rig broke free from a tug during high winds last night.

# oil-rig - Sunday 18 November, 2012

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion

Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.

# oil-rig - Friday 16 November, 2012

Explosion and fire at oil rig leaves two missing

The coast guard is searching for the two missing people and said four people had been sent to hospital.

# oil-rig - Monday 19 December, 2011

16 dead, 37 missing after Russian oil platform sinks

The drilling platform sank in 20 minutes yesterday while being towed during a storm in the Sea of Okhotsk off Russia’s east coast.

# oil-rig - Thursday 13 October, 2011

BP and contractors face $45million fine over Deepwater Horizon spill

The three companies could be fined up to $35,000 per day – but that figure is reportedly dwarfed by their profits.

# oil-rig - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.