Mariner Energy’s oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico

first_imgThursday 2 September 2010 7:39 pm whatsapp The fire burned for several hours before being extinguished. A company spokesman said it started on an upper deck of the platform where living quarters were located, and had not been caused by a “blowout,” or sudden release of oil and gas from a well.The rig had been shut down for maintenance when the accident occurred, US officials said, likely limiting the damage as oil and gas from the ocean floor would not continue to feed the blaze. Tags: NULL Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was The Dream Girl In The 90s, This Is Her NowMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farminvesting.comCanceled TV Shows Announced: Full Updated Listinvesting.comthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.com whatsapp Share KCS-content Show Comments ▼ AN OIL and gas platform operated by Mariner Energy burst into flames yesterday and unleashed a mile-long oil sheen into the Gulf of Mexico, just as engineers on a nearby platform were resolving the worst offshore oil spill in history.All 13 crew members were rescued with no injuries from the ocean near the burning platform and were taken to another offshore platform, the US Coast Guard said. Mariner Energy’s oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico last_img

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