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Just as we read of BP's record settlement, now this has happened:

Updated at 12:51 p.m. ET

VENICE, La. Coast Guard officials said an oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing at least two workers and sending four others to hospitals Friday while two others were believed to be missing.

Posted here and here.  Both should be updating as more is known, but I would look to nola.com first.

Edit 12:32 pm CST Thankfully, the Coast Guard has reported no deaths, but still 2 missing and several burn victims.

Edit 12:45 CST  Despite the news headlines, this was a production platform, not an offshore drilling rig.

I have to get back to work now and will take this down when a more detailed diary(ies) emerges.

Dear God, not again.

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