First responders from St. Charles Parish, Jefferson Parish, Kenner, the U.S. Coast Guard, East Jefferson General Hospital EMS and Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries were working on the explosion, Harris said.
Clovelly is the only oil company operating in Lake Pontchartrain, according to its former president, Harald Werner.
A statement from Clovelly Oil said three oil wells near the platform were shut in at the time of the explosion and its one gas well was flowing, but was successfully shut-in shortly after the explosion.
"We believe there's still one unaccounted for, although we're dealing with subcontractors and we're trying to get names of everybody to make sure", Lopinto said. Authorities expected the blaze to eventually burn itself out. One person remains missing.
The search has been complicated by 4 to 5 foot (1.2 to 1.5 meters) seas and stiff winds, Lopinto said. A Coast Guard helicopter, along with Coast Guard vessels and boats from local agencies, continued looking for the missing worker. Four others were released overnight.
Officials sad five people are in critical condition at University Medical Center, two others are being treated at an area hospital.
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On Sunday evening, October 15, in the USA state of Louisiana, an explosion occurred on an oil drilling platform in lake Pontchartrain.
Officials report explosion happened around 7:30 P.M. with multiple people injured.
Authorities said Jefferson Parish drinking water will remain safe because it is pulled from the Mississippi River and not the lake.
Rescue boats are being sent from the Kenner Boat Launch at the end of Williams Boulevard, and officials with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office are assisting with the rescue efforts.
The Deputy head of the administration of Jefferson parish also reported that the incident injured seven people.
And while the fire department in Jefferson Parish attempted to contain the damage, authorities acknowledged oil could now be leaking into the lake.
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