Thursday, September 2, 2010

Oil sheen seen near Mariner Energy rig

(Imagae: ABC News)
by Russ Britt

"LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- An oil sheen 100 feet wide and 1 mile long has been seen near the Mariner Energy (ME 22.87, -0.48, -2.04%) production platform, where a fire broke out early Thursday, the Coast Guard said. Coast Guard Petty Officer Matthew Masaschi said the sheen was reported by Mariner Energy after the rig was shut down and its 13 workers evacuated. Mariner officials could not be reached for comment." Link>>>>

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