Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Explosion - SMSH Legal

Eleven people unaccounted for after an offshore drilling rig explosion Tuesday night off the coast of southeast Louisiana. The MODU rig Deepwater Horizon was operating in the Gulf of Mexico and is owned by Transocean and operated under a lease by British Petroleum (BP).

BP Oil Spill Facts: The Oil Rig explosion and ...

In 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico tragically killed 11 crew members and led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

BP Oil Spill Facts: The Oil Rig explosion and ...

In 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico tragically killed 11 crew members and led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Drilling Process Attracts Scrutiny in Rig Explosion - WSJ

An oil-drilling procedure known as cementing is coming under scrutiny as a possible cause of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Gulf oil rig explosion – on the scene photos | Watts ...

You may have heard the news in the last week about the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig which caught fire, burned for two days, then sank in 5,000 ft of water in the Gulf of Mexico.

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Oil Rig Explosion in Gulf of Mexico ...

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

Deepwater Horizon - Wikipedia

Sank on 22 April 2010 after an explosion and fire: Notes: Located in the Gulf of Mexico at a depth of 5,000 ft ... Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion.

Gulf Oil Spill | Smithsonian Ocean

The Gulf oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Within days of the April 20, 2010 explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, underwater cameras revealed the BP pipe was leaking oil and gas on the ocean floor about 42 ...

Deepwater Horizon explosion - Wikipedia

The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, ... Deepwater Horizon Incident, Gulf of Mexico from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Explosion | Pilots of America

Oil rig sinks in Gulf of Mexico; 11 still missing (AP) – 2 hours ago NEW ORLEANS — Officials are saying that an explosion on an oil rig off the coast...

5 years after BP oil spill, Florida claims continue

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A fiery oil-drilling rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, left 11 dead and millions of gallons of oil in the gulf.

U.S. to Roll Back Safety Rules Created After Deepwater ...

U.S. to Roll Back Safety Rules Created After Deepwater Horizon Spill. ... drilling platform after an explosion ... oil rig disaster in the Gulf of ...

Four workers killed in Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion ...

Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion leaves four workers dead ... The Abkatun standing platform is used to separate gas from crude oil and is not a drilling rig, ...

At least 11 missing after blast on oil rig in Gulf -

The U.S. Coast Guard launched a major search effort Wednesday for 11 people missing after a "catastrophic" explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico engulfed the drilling platform in flames.

Gulf Oil Spill | Smithsonian Ocean

The Gulf oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Within days of the April 20, 2010 explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, underwater cameras revealed the BP pipe was leaking oil and gas on the ocean floor about 42 ...

U.S. to Roll Back Safety Rules Created After Deepwater ...

U.S. to Roll Back Safety Rules Created After Deepwater Horizon Spill. ... drilling platform after an explosion ... oil rig disaster in the Gulf of ...

Deepwater Horizon – BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill ...

On April 20, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon and the largest spill of oil in the history of marine oil drilling operations.

The eight failures that caused the Gulf oil spill | New ...

By Justin Mullins. Eight catastrophic failures led to the explosion that destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and leading to one of the biggest oil leaks in history, according to BP's long-awaited investigation into the accident.

Oil platform in Gulf of Mexico burns off Louisiana coast

The Coast Guard was responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. ... explosion of the oil rig ... Horizon drilling rig.

The eight failures that caused the Gulf oil spill | New ...

By Justin Mullins. Eight catastrophic failures led to the explosion that destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and leading to one of the biggest oil leaks in history, according to BP's long-awaited investigation into the accident.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Rig Explosion | Pilots of America

Oil rig sinks in Gulf of Mexico; 11 still missing (AP) – 2 hours ago NEW ORLEANS — Officials are saying that an explosion on an oil rig off the coast...

Oil platform in Gulf of Mexico burns off Louisiana coast

The Coast Guard was responding to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. ... explosion of the oil rig ... Horizon drilling rig.

Oil rig fire triggers new pollution fear in Gulf of Mexico ...

Fresh fears about drilling in the Gulf of Mexico were raised today when fire forced workers to abandon an oil and gas platform, just six months after the BP explosion that created an environmental disaster in the region.

8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another ...

Deepwater and a sex-and-drugs ethics scandal force change. The first explosion on Transocean's Deepwater Horizon rig hit at 9:50 p.m. on April 20, 2010.

Oil-Spill Dangers After Rig Explosion in Gulf of Mexico - TIME

Oil leakage appears to have been avoided after the April 20 oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, blunting potential environmental disaster. But it is worth asking, What if?

Gulf of Mexico oil platform explodes, fueling debate over ...

An explosion Thursday on a Gulf of Mexico oil platform thrust the politics of offshore drilling back in the spotlight, as critics immediately seized on the accident to highlight what they called the industry's inherent dangers.