Oil rig workers evacuated from float

Oil rig workers evacuated from floating hotel
Associated Press

This is an undated image released by Statoil of the Statoil hotel rig Flotel Superior, right, and the Njord A-platform in the Norwgian Sea. Statoil on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012 evacuated 326 oil rig workers from a North Sea platform after the structure began to tilt, the Norwegian oil company said. Company spokesman Ole Anders Skauby said that most of the 374 people on the "Floatel Superior" were airlifted by helicopter after one of the floating pontoons started taking on water, causing the structure to list. (AP Photo/Statoil) NORWAY OUT

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