Fire on PEMEX Gulf of Mexico Oil Platform

by | Apr 3, 2015 | Offshore accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

There was a fire on an offshore oil platform operated by PEMEX in the Gulf of Mexico on April 1, 2015.  The incident occurred on the company’s Abkatún platform, part of PEMEX’s Abkatún-Pol-Chuc complex in the Bay of Campeche, offshore Mexico.  Early reports indicate four workers were killed in the fire, with an additional sixteen injured.  Others remain missing at this time.  Three of the deceased workers were employed by Cotemar, and one by PEMEX.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this tragic accident.

Spagnoletti Law Firm has handled numerous lawsuits involving offshore platforms on behalf of injured workers from all over the world.  Our lawyers have extensive experience in offshore personal injury and wrongful death litigation and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party.

The experienced and aggressive maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to offshore accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.