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Gulf Rig Fire Is Deja Vu for Fishermen Still Reeling From BP Disaster

Rocky Kistner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

It's been a little over three years since they plugged the volcano of oil that flowed for three months out of the mile-deep BP well, but fishermen say they are still feeling its devastating impacts.

Scientists Collect Water Near Site Of Gas Well Fire

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Scientists from several universities are working to learn whether a gas well that blew wild last week off the Louisiana...

Latest Blowout Highlights Dangers Of Drilling In The Gulf

Posted 07.26.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Flames erupted from an offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday night, torching a natural...

Rig Owner Eyes Relief Well To Divert Gas

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY and KEVIN McGILL | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A drilling rig that caught fire after a natural gas blowout in the Gulf of Mexico appears stable now that the fire is out, and the...

Gulf Rig Partially Collapses

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green

HOUSTON, July 24 (Reuters) - A shallow-water Gulf of Mexico drilling rig has partially collapsed off the coast of Louisiana after catching fire beca...