An oil tanker was engulfed in flames in the Gulf of Mexico
|09/25/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
An fire aboard one of Mexican state oil company Pemex’s oil tankers in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday forced the crew to evacuate, in what is the latest accident to plague the struggling state-run firm.
The blaze, reportedly caused by an explosion, took place about 8 miles off the coast of Boca del Rio in southeastern Veracruz state on the tanker Burgos.
All the crew were able to make it off the ship and get back to shore safely, Pemex said in a tweet early Saturday afternoon.
Images tweeted by Pemex showed the vessel giving off plumes of read more >>>