Oil Rig explosion occurred on 1st April 2015 at the Abkatun standing platform used to separate gas from crude oil which comes under Pemex a Mexican State owned Petroleum Company created in 1938. The explosion started with fire in the dewatering pumping area of the Abkatun although its caused is not yet clear.

This Hazard is viewed by Pleiades satellite image which shows bright reflectance area which indicates oil spill.

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