Headquartered in Houston, Dunhill Resources Incorporated was focused on natural gas exploration in the Texas and Mississippi areas. While Dunhill has since closed, there is still a possibility that workers might have been harmed at some point during their previous employment with the company.

Dangers for Dunhill Resources Risks for Oil Rig Workers

There have been several fires that occurred at Dunhill Resources’ offshore oil rigs. One of these fires occurred when the oiler line to a turbo charger which part of a gas compressor broke. The oil that leaked out was then ignited by very hot service of the unit which activate the machine’s emergency shutdown feature. While no physical injuries occurred, the machinery that was involved was injured.

Another work at Dunhill Resources hurt themselves because they fell on an obstacle that was left lying in a walkway.

The Harm that Oil Rig Workers Face from Asbestos

Asbestos was used by a large number of companies including business in the oil and natural gas industry for several decades. Reports, however, have since determined that long term asbestos has the potential to cause several deadly illnesses such as mesothelioma.

Even though regulations have since been passed that prohibit the use of asbestos, workers in the oil rig industry are at risk of being harmed by asbestos that might still remain in a structure.

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    Slatex Oil Rig Fall Saratoga, Hardin County Sheriff: A man fell from an elevated position and was killed.

    ERSI Oil Rig Fall Sabine Pass, Port Arthur Authorities: A man fell about 100 feet from the top deck of an off-shore oil rig

Obtain the Services of an Oil Rig Accident Lawyer

Oil rig accidents can be caused by a variety of factors. In many cases, these accidents result in workers being seriously injured or killed. If you or a loved one is an oil rig worker who is harmed in an accident and another party is responsible, our legal counsel can be particularly helpful. Speak to one of our attorneys today for strong legal representation in making sure that your case resolves in the best possible manner.