Two Pemex Contract Workers Die in Separate Incidents

Two contract workers for Mexico's state oil company Pemex died on Wednesday in different incidents, Pemex said in a statement.

Angel de la Cruz from local company Cotemar died on Wednesday night when he fell 60m from the Jupiter submersible platform, which operates at the Akal N platform, 48 miles northeast from Isla del Carmen, Campeche state on the Gulf of Mexico coast.

Cruz was rescued alive from the sea by Pemex employees but died while receiving first aid, the statement said.

In a separate incident, Salvador Juarez from local firm Lineas de Produccion (Lipsa) died when he was working at a loading truck during construction works of the 36-inch Dos Bocas-La Trinidad pipeline on the Comalcalco-Cunduacan road in Tabasco state, according to the statement.

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