CAMPECHE — Mexico’s state oil company says a fire that erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico killed two workers and injured eight, according to an AP report.
Petroleos Mexico said via Twitter that the fire on the Abkatun A platform off the coast of the southern state of Campeche was brought under control Sunday Feb. 7 and the installation was never abandoned.
One Pemex employee and a worker for a contractor died in the blaze. Six of the injured were hospitalized and two were treated and released.
Pemex said the fire began in an area of compression equipment but has not given any information on the cause.
more recommended stories
Logos Hope: world’s largest floating bookstore conquers Progreso, Yucatán
A large number of people have.
North American companies see investment opportunities in Yucatan
As of June 25, Courtney Beale.
Lobster production declines in the coast of Yucatán
Three weeks after the lobster harvest.
X’ocen: a rural community where Maya ancestral ceremonies still very much alive
X’ocen is a pre-Hispanic sanctuary, and.
Oil auctions in Mexico postponed until February
According to REUTERS, Mexican oil auctions.
Zapatista rebels reject meeting with López Obrador
Mexico’s leftist President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez.
Municipal crews work 24/7 to keep sargassum off the beach in Cancun
“The cleaning works carried out since.
Yucatecan enterpreneurs seek to strengthen local productivity with “Tech Day”
In order to strengthen partnerships, and.
Catalog highlights relevance of the flower in Mexican Culture
The flower, addressed as a substantive.
19th edition of the International Jazz Festival of Campeche features world-class artists
Campeche will present its International Jazz.