02 September 2010

reports of an oil rig explosion west of the deepwater horizon oil catastrophe site


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louisiana governor piyush "bobby" jindal calls a press conference (began at 12:43 pm cdt) on the mariner energy inc oil rig explosion to say over and over again "we've not independently verified that."

a nonproducing mariner energy rig exploded thursday morning injuring one worker. all 13 workers are accounted for.

mariner energy, inc., is headquartered from houston, texas with an office in lafayette, la. as well as midland, texas and calgary, alberta.