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Gulf Platform Owner Sued Over Deadly 2012 Blast

A Filipino worker who was severely burned in a deadly explosion on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico last year is suing the platform’s owner and operator. Lawyers for Renato Dominguez, 53, filed the suit against Houston-based Black …

Divers Find Body Near Gulf Oil Rig That Caught Fire

Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body in the waters near the site Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and the rig’s owner. Coast Guard …

Spill Reported From Oil Platform in Gulf

The Coast Guard says an estimated 76 gallons of crude oil spilled from an oil platform operated by Apache Corp. off the coast of southeast Louisiana. Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough said the spill was reported to authorities on …

Chevron Rig Burns off Nigeria as Damage Hits Shore

The burning inferno of what used to be a Chevron Corp. natural gas rig still stains the night’s sky orange more than two weeks after the rig caught fire, and no one can say when it will end as swarms …