Mexican oil rig burns off coast; four dead, 16 injured

Apr 2, 2015

Mexican oil rig burns off coast; four dead, 16 injured

A fire erupted Wednesday at an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, killing four workers, injuring 16 and forcing the evacuation of 300, Mexico’s state-owned oil company said. A survivor of the blaze on the Abkatun Permanente platform inCampeche Sound said workers “jumped ...

Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

Nov 13, 2014

Russian bomber patrols to reach Gulf of Mexico

Russia’s long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine. A statement from Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu came as ...