Posted: Nov 16, 2012 2:04 PM by Tonya LaCoste
Updated: Nov 16, 2012 2:04 PM
More than half of the workers on the Black Elk Energy platform that caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico this morning are employed by Grand Isle Shipyard, according to a WWL-TV report. Company President Mark Prejeant told the TV station that he can't confirm whether the two missing workers are his employees, but he can confirm that his employees took the bulk of injuries.
The company specializes in pipe and structural fabrication and has fabrication facilities in Abbeville, Galliano, Franklinton, Lafitte, and Mobile, AL. It's corporate office is located in Galliano.