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Offshore oil rigs and platforms are large, complex structures designed to drill for, remove, process, and then temporarily store oil or natural gas until the material can be transported for refining and eventual sale. While some rigs are capable of floating or even moving under their own power, others are permanently attached to the sea floor. These structures are usually fitted with living facilities that allow the crew to operate onboard 24 hours a day. Some of the different types of offshore oil rigs include:
If you or a loved has been hurt or killed on an offshore rig or platform, contact the experienced maritime lawyers at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys immediately for a free, confidential consultation: 1-800-229-7989.