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U.S. approves seismic tests despite dolphin, whale concerns

Dec 01, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Experts say that offshore drilling and seismic airgun blasting causes loud, far-traveling noise that can potentially disrupt marine life and injure animals underwater

DANGEROUS. Seismic blastic could have adverse effects on marine life. File Photo by Arvydas Kniuksta/123rf

3rd Filipino fatality in oil rig accident identified

Nov 29, 2012 - 2:59 PM

A third Filipino fatality in the November 16 explosion on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has been confirmed by the Philippine Embassy in Washington

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD

DFA searching for missing Pinoy in oil rig blast

Nov 20, 2012 - 4:40 PM

Four more Pinoys were injured in the blast and two are in critical condition

DEADLY BLAST. Commercial vessels spray water to extinguish a platform fire on board the West Delta 32 oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana on November 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO / HNADOUT / US COAST GUARD