Two People Killed On Oil Rig In The Gulf Of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico

Officials with Shell Oil say two of their workers were killed and another injured yesterday.

The three men were conducting a routine test on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

The incident occurred while the three employees were running a mandatory test on the rig's lifeboat launch.

Company authorities said there was no environmental impact at the rig which has been moored in place at its location since 1994.

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