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#Oil Rig

# oil-rig - Monday 8 August, 2016

Oil rig blown ashore during severe weather
# Isle Of Lewis
# Isle Of Lewis

Oil rig blown ashore during severe weather

Aug 8th 2016, 7:54 PM 30,384 Views 15 Comments

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
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

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

Nov 18th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,601 Views 3 Comments

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
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Explosion and fire at oil rig leaves two missing

Nov 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 9,978 Views 8 Comments

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
# Russia
# Russia

16 dead, 37 missing after Russian oil platform sinks

Dec 19th 2011, 9:34 AM 1,212 Views 0 Comments

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
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

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

Oct 13th 2011, 9:12 PM 309 Views 10 Comments

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
# Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Sep 2nd 2010, 9:36 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

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