PHOTOS: Black Elk oil platform fire off Gulf coast

by Cassady Sharp

A United States Coast Guard plane flies over the Black Elk Energy oil production platform 40 kilometers east of Grand Isle after an explosion and fire killed two workers and sent four others to a hospital with burns.

© Sean Gardner / Greenpeace

Below are photos from aBlack Elk Energy oil production platform off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico after a platform explosion and fire killed two workers and sent four others to a hospital with burns last Friday.

By Cassady Sharp

Cassady is a media officer at Greenpeace USA covering the Arctic, climate change and corporate influence over politics.

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