BSEE confirms fire on GoM jackup

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has confirmed that a fire occurred on the Hercules 265 jackup drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS –The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has confirmed that a fire occurred on the Hercules 265 jackup drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

The gas ignited late last night when nobody was aboard, and there were no injuries.

7/24/2013

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