Category: Oil and Gas
Common Types of Oil and Gas Field Injuries
Working in the oil and gas field industry comes with significant risks. Not only are employees working around incredibly complex machinery, but also hazardous materials on a regular basis. Unfortunately, serious injuries can occur that can leave a lasting impact on a person’s quality of life. Here, we want to examine some of the most… read more
What to Do After an Oil Rig Accident?
Oil rigs present challenging work environments, and any individual working on these rigs who sustains an injury must act quickly for their health and well-being. Here, we want to review the steps that injury victims should take after sustaining an injury in an oil rig accident. Step One: Check for Injuries If you ever find… read more
Oil Rig Explosions – Update
Thank goodness the BP “Deepwater Horizon” oil well was finally capped. However, Congress needs to resolve the matter as to whether or not federal monetary caps for damages against offshore oil companies and their subsidiaries should be pre-imposed.
Oil Rig Explosions – Are Companies Placing Profits Over Safety?
As the BP oil rig continues to leak into the gulf, Congress continues to debate whether caps should be raised for oil companies involved in offshore spills. According to the Huffington Post, it has been nearly three weeks since a proposal for raising the liability cap from $75 million to $10 billion was introduced and… read more