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Gulf of Mexico natural gas well catches fire on Tuesday evening

BSEE said  the well ignited at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday and that the source of the ignition remained  unknown on Wednesday morning. Jim Noe, an executive vice president with Hercules Offshore, said on Wednesday morning that the well was about 8,000-feet below the surface of the seafloor. [email protected]