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Three Killed in Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion

Three Killed in Chesapeake Oil Rig Explosion

A third worker has now died from injuries caused in a Chesapeake Energy Inc. oil well explosion that occurred around 3:30 pm, Wednesday, January 29 just south of Caldwell, Texas. According to Chesapeake, one worker died on-site and a second worker died from severe injuries the next...



Recalling Five Oil Workers Killed in Oklahoma

Recalling Five Oil Workers Killed in Oklahoma

Last January, five oil workers were killed in a fire and explosion at a Quinton, Oklahoma drilling rig. This was the deadliest drilling accident in the U.S. since 2010, when 11 workers died in the Gulf of Mexico on the Deepwater Horizon rig. Patterson Rig 219 was owned and operated by...