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The Dangers of Oil Rig Explosions

The State of Texas is home to an enormous number of oil rigs; by most accounts, we are the oil and gas capital of the country, if not the world. And while the current oil boom only dates back about eight years, the oil and gas industry in Texas has been prominent for nearly a century. Unfortunately, factors such as outdated equipment, improper training and negligent safety practices result in a great number of oil rig workers suffering serious injury or even being killed every year in oil rig accidents, including explosions.

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