"Chevron Oil Rig Catches Fire Off Nigeria Coast"

"An offshore rig exploring possible oil and gas fields off Nigeria's coast for Chevron caught fire Monday, and the oil company said officials were still trying to account for all those working there."

"Chevron said two workers were missing and 152 others found, but gave no further detail on the missing persons.

The company said it was still investigating the fire, which occurred near its North Apoi oil platform, and which forced it to shut down."
The Associated Press had the story January 17, 2012.


"Prices and Anger Rise in Nigeria, Presaging More Strikes" (New York Times)

Source: AP, 01/17/2012