This video from the USA is called News Update: Mariner Energy Gulf Of Mexico Rig Explodes, One Worker Missing.
From the Huffington Post in the USA:
Oil Platform Explodes In The Gulf Of Mexico Off The Louisiana Coast
AP/Huffington Post First Posted: 09- 2-10 11:54 AM Updated: 09- 2-10 02:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Coast Guard is saying that a mile-long oil sheen is spreading from the site off an offshore petroleum platform that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana.
The site of the explosion is west of where BP’s massive spill occurred.
Oiled again: Oil rig blast leaves a mile-long oil sheen, forces 13 workers into Gulf of Mexico: here.
Oily Sheen Spotted Near Burning Gulf Oil Platform: here.
Another oil rig explodes: here.
Exploded rig produced ~9.2 mln cubic ft of natural gas per day & 1400 barrels of oil in last week of August: here.
The offshore oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico today is still burning: here.
REPORT: Mariner Energy Cited For Two Violations In Past Six Months, Totaling $55,000: here.
Another oil rig in the Gulf explodes, but don’t worry, there are only thousands of others there that could blow: here.
The Mariner oil platform explosion off the Louisiana coast created a mile-long oil sheen into the Gulf of Mexico and forced 13 crew members to jump into the water wearing protective Gumby suits. Just what exactly is a Gumby suit? Here.
AFL-CIO: USW: Hold Off Drilling in Gulf Until It’s Safe: here.
Offshore Drilling: Unsafe at Any Depth? Here.
Why Is So Much Oil In the Gulf of Mexico?: So-called source rocks hold the answer: here.
When the details on the deal between the federal government and BP to set up a $20 billion fund to compensate spill victims were released last month, I reported on concerns that the design of the fund might compromise its long-term viability and create a conflict of interest in cracking down on BP’s misdeeds. The fund was designed in such a way that it basically hinges on keeping BP’s Gulf-drilling subsidiary in production and turning a profit: here.
Oil Spill Impacts on Sea Turtles: here.
BP spill: White House says oil has gone, but Gulf’s fishermen are not so sure: here.
Guardian: MPs to question BP rig operator amid fears of similar disaster in North Sea: here.