Ron says, This story comes close to my last 15 years before retirement. The writer gives a good outsiders view of a floating rig. Hope you enjoy it.
Life on an oil rig. - By Emily Yoffe - Slate Magazine: "Eleven workers are still missing after an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday night. In 2007, Emily Yoffe experienced a day in the life of the roustabouts and roughnecks who live and work on an oil rig. The original article is reprinted below."