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Oil platform explodes in the Gulf

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">An oil platform owned by Houston-based Mariner Energy exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday. The Coast Guard says it can see an oil sheen about a mile long and 100 feet wide. (Courtesy: KATC - ABC)</span></div>
September 2, 2010 5:09:31 PM PDT