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Oil rig fire in Gulf of Mexico kills at least four workers
Oil rig fire in Gulf of Mexico kills at least four workers

A fire at an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday killed at least four workers and sent dozens leaping into the water for safety. Sixteen workers were reported injured and there may be a number of missing, Mexico's state oil monopoly said. It was not immediately clear whether a significant amount of oil had spilled. It was the latest disaster that Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, has had to contend with and comes as the struggling company is trying to reposition itself after the government’s decision to open the energy sector to foreign investment for the first time in seven decades. President Enrique Peña Nieto, speaking at an unrelated...

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