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    BSEE Director issues statement about Black Elk Energy rig fire

    News // November 19, 2012

    James Watson, the Director for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) says the BSEE has begun an investigation into the explosion and fire aboard the Black Elk Energy production platform offshore Louisiana.

    "BSEE continues working very closely with the US Coast Guard throughout the response," said Mr Watson.

    "Our thoughts and prayers are with those injured and missing and their families. BSEE is committed to determining the direct and indirect causes of the explosion and will take appropriate enforcement action."

     

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