Workers missing after explosion, fire aboard Gulf oil rig

(NEW ORLEANS) — About 12 workers were missing after an explosion and fire aboard a semi-submersible drill rig off Louisiana, Bloomberg News reported. Vessels and helicopters are searching for the missing. There were 126 workers aboard the Transocean rig, and at least seven have been flown to hospitals.
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By Professional Mariner Staff