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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:37 PM

Chevron rig fire on 9th day off Nigeria’s coast (w/pic)



LAGOS, Nigeria — Chevron Corp. says it is still trying to extinguish a nine-day old fire that consumed the visible part of its rig off Nigeria’s coast and killed two foreign workers.

Chevron said Tuesday it is finalizing plans for a relief well to fight the fire that started last week in a natural gas exploration well near Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta.

An official from FODE Drilling Ltd., which operated the rig on Chevron’s behalf, said an Indian national and a French national had not been found. 152 other workers were rescued, Chevron said.

The San Ramon, California-based energy company says it is monitoring for environmental impact. The coastal community told an environmental group the fire killed fish and tinted the sky “orange-red.”

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2012/01/24/chevron-rig-fire-on-9th-day-off-nigerias-coast/

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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:39 PM

1. Now that they're a Person ,can they go to

Jail ?

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Response to orpupilofnature57 (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 10:42 PM

2. No, cause they are still a rich person :) (nt)

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 10:44 PM

3. You know what we need here?

More offshore drilling.

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