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2 missing in Louisiana oil rig explosion that injured 4 others

Published November 16, 2012
Associated Press
An explosion and fire ripped through a Gulf oil platform Friday as workers used a cutting torch, sending four people to a hospital with burns and leaving two missing in waters off Louisiana.
Coast Guard Capt. Ed Cubanski told a news conference in New Orleans the well was not producing at the time and no oil was leaking. A small amount of oil spilled from the rig when workers using a torch cut into a 75-foot-long, 3-inch-wide line on the platform. Cubanski said a sheen one half-mile long and 200 yards wide was reported in the area.
"It's not going to be an uncontrolled discharge from everything we're getting right now," Cubanski said.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/16/fire-on-oil-rig-in-gulf-mexico-coast-guard-officials-say/?test=latestnews#ixzz2CPwktEq9
 
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