Energy XXI is an oil and natural company development and production whose main properties are located in nine large oilfields located in the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Coast onshore. At the end of 2016, Energy XXI operated 616 goss producing wells located on 439,294 acres.

Energy XXI Oil Rig Accidents

There have been reports of accidents that have occurred at Energy XXI over the years. Some of these accidents include the following:

  • Two workers in the process of repairing a wiring harness. While a compressor was starting, flames began to rise. One of the workers became engulfed in flames. Workers attempted to help the man on fire. The fire turned out to be a flash  fire and quickly extinguished itself. The man who had been on fire received second degree burns on his face and hands and was taken to a nearby medical station and eventually flown to a medical facility for help.
  • Workers were performing a solvent treatment and directing the flowback of chemicals into an open topped flowback tank. Fire arose from the heat tank. Fighting the fire turned out to be unsuccessful. Some of the workers that were involved received serious burns.

The Danger of Asbestos for Energy Workers

Asbestos is a very deadly material that was used in numerous ways by companies for many years. Research has since established that prolonged and frequent exposure to asbestos has the potential to be particularly deadly and can impact the lives of workers that develop mesothelioma.

  • Recent Texas & Louisiana Oil Rig Accidents

    Clovelly Oil Rig Explosion Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana Jefferson Parish officials: Seven have been hospitalized and one person is dead.

    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 Assistance of an Oil Rig Attorney

There are a number of ways in which oil rig accidents can turn deadly or result in serious injuries for workers. When these accidents, oil rig workers can benefit greatly from the assistance of an attorney who will fight for adequate compensation. Contact our law office today to discuss how our firm can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.