In continuing news:

The wife of a man killed in the November 20th explosion on a Fieldwood Energy platform has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Louisiana that claims the victim and his crew were told the piece of equipment that exploded was safe to work on. Jerrel Hancock, 24, was a supervisor on a cleaning crew for Turnkey Cleaning Services when a heater treater they were working on blew up, killing Hancock and injuring three others. Hancock and other Turnkey Cleaning Services employees were cleaning a heater treater, a piece of equipment that separates water and other materials from oil, when it exploded.

Read the full report from Insurance Journal here.

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