CAMERON, LA (KPLC) - The Alliance Oilfield Services employee who died on Monday while working on a platform south of Cameron has been identified.
27-year-old Philip Joseph Kliebert of Covington died Monday after falling through a deck opening on a gas well platform south of Cameron.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement says Kliebert was on a crew working to plug the natural gas production rig 129 miles south of Lake Charles.
The agency says the accident occurred about 4 a.m. Monday, and Kliebert was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was flown by helicopter.
A memorial service will be held at a funeral home in Covington on Thursday.