No oil leaking from Gulf of Mexico rig explosion
Coast Guard officials say an oil rig has exploded off the coast of Louisiana, sending four people to hospitals. Two are believed to be missing. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, a spokesman for the Coast Guard, did not immediately have information on the conditions of those taken to hospitals. The rig, a production platform owned by Black Elk Energy, is about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.