5 dead, 2 missing in fire on Mexican Gulf oil platform

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-owned lipid institution says 5 workers were killed, 2 workers are missing and six were injured successful a monolithic occurrence astatine 1 of its lipid platforms successful the Gulf of Mexico. The institution says the the occurrence astatine the processing level successful the Ku-Maloob-Zaap tract had been brought nether control. The institution said Monday that the occurrence caused the shutdown of 125 wells successful the field, which volition trim Mexico’s regular output of lipid equivalents by 421,000 barrels per day. The mishap comes little than 2 months aft different Petroleos Mexicanos pipeline successful the Gulf leaked, causing a unusual subaquatic fireball.

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