Offshore oil worker interview

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Stacey Green, an operations manager for , has spent the past 19 years working in different jobs on offshore oil rigs.

Green, 39, works with wire line used to lower and retrieve tools and other equipment in and gas wells.

Green is not a two-weeks on, two-weeks off shift worker, but works on projects, staying offshore for as few as three days and as long as six weeks.

Green is not affiliated with the , a $500 million rig that caught fire Tuesday night. The rig is owned and operated by Swiss-based Transocean and leased by Houston’s BP.

Green spoke to Chronicle reporter Brian Rogers about general conditions on offshore oil wells.

Read more at: Chron

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