R&B Falcon Barge Destroyed

Thursday, July 01, 1999
R&B Falcon Corp. reported that one of its inland drilling barges was destroyed in a blowout and fire at a natural gas well in southern Louisiana. The loss of the $15 million barge is believed to be covered by insurance.

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