Lightning storm ignited ‘boiling eye of fire’ in Gulf of Mexico

//Lightning storm ignited ‘boiling eye of fire’ in Gulf of Mexico

Lightning storm ignited ‘boiling eye of fire’ in Gulf of Mexico

Mexico’s state-owned oil company said Monday that a bizarre chain of events, including a lightning storm and a simultaneous gas pipeline leak, set off a strange sub-aquatic fireball seen last week in the Gulf of Mexico.Petroleos Mexicanos said an intense storm of rain and lightning on July 2 forced the company to shut off pumping stations serving the offshore rig near where the fire occurred.Azerbaijan blames ‘mud volcano’ for Caspian Sea fireSimultaneously, the leak in an underwater pipeline…

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