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2 missing in Gulf explosion, fire

11 hurt on oil platform in 56 feet of water off Louisiana coast

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 4:23 a.m.

A supply vessel moves near an oil rig damaged by an explosion and fire Friday in the Gulf of Mexico about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.

Two people were missing and an oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion and fire at a platform owned by Black Elk Energy.

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