HOUSTON, April 23 Inspection of a sunken oil drilling rig
and damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana indicated no oil was
leaking from the rig or the well, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
"As of right now, the spill is not growing," a U.S. Coast Guard
The Transocean Deepwater Horizon sank Thursday after burning since
Tuesday following an explosion while trying to temporarily cap a new well
42 miles (68 kilometers) southeast of Venice, Louisiana.
Eleven workers are still missing.
(Reporting by Bruce Nichols; Editing by John Picinich)