Month: November 2012

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  • November
    30 2012

    Feds Force Black Elk Energy to Tighten Safety Regulations After Gulf Explosion

    According to an article in the Huffington Post, federal regulators have ordered Black Elk Energy to take immediate steps to improve safety at its offshore platforms in the wake of last week's deadly rig explosion off the Louisiana coast on the deck of West Delta Block 32 platform. The Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement […]

  • November
    16 2012

    Louisiana Rig Explosion Off The Coast Of Grand Isle

    According to reports, on Friday November 16, 2012, Coast Guard officials confirmed an oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana sending four people to hospitals. Sources say that two workers are believed to be missing. According to the United States Coast Guard, they do not have any information as of yet on the condition […]