Oil Rig Damaged Yesterday in Howard County 5/8/13
May 8, 2013
Sources tell CBS 7 that a Robinson Drilling oil rig "buckled over" yesterday near county road . Pictures given exclusively to CBS 7 show part of the rig tipping over. Sources including a Robinson Drilling employee tell CBS 7 that the rig shown tipping over is a Robinson Drilling rig. Robinson Drilling rigs have been involved in incidents in the past. CBS 7 called the Howard County Sheriff's Department and OSHA today and both agencies were unaware of an incident at the rig. The Sheriff's Department says that oil companies normally call dispatch if there are injuries on site. CBS 7 has called Robinson Drilling multiple times today but the company has not returned our calls. Today cranes were rebuilding the rig and the road to enter the rig was blocked off. Stay with CBS7.com for more updates.