Congress seeks answers following deadly oil platform fire
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WWL-TV) -
looking into the oilfield contracting company whose workers were killed in the platform fire in the Gulf
of Mexico last month.
to WWL-TV, two Congressional committees are demanding a briefing from Grand Isle Shipyard. The
company is already under scrutiny over its use of Filipino workers, several of
which have filed a class action lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.
committees have sought a briefing from Black Elk Energy, the Houston-based
company that owns the platform.
say the conditions of the workers injured in last month's oil platform fire are
Two of the
patients who were in serious condition in the burn unit of Baton Rouge General
Medical Center - Mid City are now in fair condition.