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Oil rig explosion in Gulf of Mexico

  Update #2 (9/02/2010 @ 4:45pm) – Coast Guard Petty Officer Elizabeth Bordelon said there is a sheen on the water at the site of the platform, measuring about 100 feet wide and stretching for one mile. Jindal said the sheen can’t be confirmed. The fire at the platform is not out yet, but it has been contained, Bordelon said. Update #1 (9/02/2010 @ 12:31pm) – All thirteen people aboard a production platform that exploded in the Gulf are accounted for and safely on a commercial vessel according to initial information, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement. “We ... Read More