What’s Changing and What Does It Mean for Offshore Workers? Union Oil Company. The Exxon Valdez. BP’s Deepwater Horizon. All of these names have one
Worker’s compensation laws often cover employees who suffer injuries on the job, but they don’t apply to seamen who earn their living on waterborne vessels.
Oil drilling platforms and vessel oil rigs have key operational and legal differences that oil workers who have been injured onboard one of these facilities
On the night of April 20th, 2010, a semi-submersible oil rig called the Deepwater Horizon suffered a massive blowout. Within a matter of minutes, flames
Drilling accidents have a much higher occurrence rate in the oil and gas industry, compared to on-the-job accidents in other industries. Back in 2003, both the