Toxic Gas Leak Causes Scare at Reeves County Oil Rig

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REEVES COUNTY - A toxic gas leak causes a scare on an oil rig in Reeves County.

It happened on a rig owned by Atlantis Operating, just before 10 a.m. Thursday morning.

Three deputies were dispatched to the rig to check out an H2S leak.

It has since been contained.

Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries.

Pecos police and several deputies will spend the next 24 hours monitoring the leak.