Another Oil Platform Explodes

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Registered: 09-01-2009
Another Oil Platform Explodes
Thu, 09-02-2010 - 1:51pm


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Registered: 03-10-2010
Thu, 09-02-2010 - 5:47pm
This was a production well platform, not a drilling platform. As the article states, the wells were shut down after the fire started. While this is not a good thing, it doesn't sound as serious as the Deepwater Horizon explosion.


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Registered: 08-16-2005
Thu, 09-02-2010 - 6:40pm
Shallow water makes it much better as well.