Oil Rig Explodes

August 29, 2013   ·   0 Comments

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Petersville- An oil rig exploded in Petersville in Lavaca County Wednesday night. The workers who were present have all been accounted for, according to the Shiner Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Mark Panus.

The Nabors oil rig exploded during a horizontal drilling operation into Eagle Ford Shale.

Incredibly, no injuries were reported, and a fire suppression crew was on scene to prevent a potential outbreak of fire.


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