Fossil energy – fire in GoM
According to local media reports, the explosion broke out on the oil platform of the Pemex (Petro Leos Mexicanos) state-owned oil company in the Gulf of Mexico.
The explosion occurred on Sunday at the Kualpha platform, which is part of the Kumarov Zap field off the coast of Tabasco and Campeche.
One Pemex worker has been killed and three others are injured, the company said in a statement.
Meanwhile, three other people are injured and five are missing who work for two other companies on board.