Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion
The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana,  NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday night for the man who was unaccounted for after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. Missing is Timothy Morrison, 44, of Katy, Texas. After saturating...

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion. It was reported by one of the...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing crewmembers following platform explosion

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing crewmembers following platform explosion
NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard crews are searching for two missing crewmembers following a platform explosion approximately 20 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Friday morning. Eleven crewmembers have been medevaced from the Black Elk Energy owned platform to various local hospitals. Nine additional crewmembers were safely evacuated off the platform. The fire has been extinguished, and a sheen has...

Coast Guard responding to oil platform explosion off Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of 13 people in the water following an oil platform explosion in block 380 approximately 90 miles south of Vermillion Bay, La., at about 9:19 a.m.