Hurricane Season Poses Dangers to Offshore Workers

Every day in the United States, an estimated 10,000 men and women wake up on a drilling rig or platform in the Gulf of Mexico, where they brave treacherous conditions to do their jobs. Beyond the day-to-day hazards of working on an offshore pipeline, vessel or drilling rig, maritime workers also face the dangers of […]

Four Worst Offshore Oil Rig Disasters

When accidents happen on offshore oil rigs, they can happen quickly and without warning. The loss of life and injuries can be disastrous. Explosions, fires, and even drowning in the ocean waters threatens workers on the rigs. The Piper Alpha, 1988 Just look at the worst oil rig disaster in history, the Piper Alpha disaster […]