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UPDATED! BREAKING: 4 dead, Dozens Injured in Gulf of Mexico oil rig fire

One person was killed and 16 were injured after an oil rig burst into flame in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday, Mexico’s state-run oil company said. The Abkatun platform, which sits in the middle of Campeche Bay, erupted in fire in the early morning and forced the evacuation of nearly 300 workers, Pemex said. Campeche Bay is the highest oil-producing region in Mexico. Read the rest here 13:08 Video, Read the update here  16:27

Fieldwood Energy reported an explosion on its Echo Platform in the Gulf on Thursday; 1 dead, 3 injured

The bureau said in a statement that the platform was not in production at the time of the explosion and damage was limited to the area. The statement said there was no indication that any oil had spilled into the ocean. Read more here  23:57

1 dead, 1 hospitalized after chemical leak on Kodiak F/V Alpine Cove

One person died and another was hospitalized after a chemical leak on a fishing boat at a Kodiak harbor Wednesday. The Kodiak Police Department responded on Wednesday to a report of a refrigeration leak aboard the fishing vessel Alpine Cove, which was at the St. Herman Harbor on Near Island. Emergency responders treated crew members on the scene, Kodiak police said in a news release. Read more here 10:08

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