2 Oilfield Workers Killed in Gulf of Mexico Today
Two workers were killed Sunday morning in an accident at the Shell Auger Tension Leg Platform, 214 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.
It happened around 9:00 A.M. during a routine test of lifeboat launch and retrieval capabilities.
Another person received serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The individual is recovering at a hospital.
The identities of the victim’s have not been released.
This is a developing story, check back for more info.