Potential tropical storm Hermine could hit Florida, as well as the Gulf of Mexico in just a few days.
A U.S. government oil and gas lease sale covering the Western Gulf of Mexico garnered just $18 million in high bids on Wednesday, a reflection of the prolonged weak oil and gas market. According to the BOEM, today’s sale offered 23.8 million acres in federal waters offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development. Show More Summary
Today’s U.S. oil and gas Lease Sale 248 garnered $18,067,020 in high bids for 24 tracts covering 138,240 acres in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area,
Sea, sand, history and climate forecasts are all part of a trip to the Dry Tortugas, an aquatic paradise at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico.
Sixteen named storms are predicted to hit this Atlantic hurricane season, which runs until November 30. Areas surrounding the North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea could potentially see four to eight of those develop...Show More Summary
Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Versabar the heavy lift vessel the VB 10,000. In response to the many platforms toppled by hurricanes into the Gulf of Mexico, Versabar designed and built a barge-mounted dual truss system with the ability to do single-piece topside retrievals. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc for damages that the oil company caused in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, court records show.
The low pressure center that has been gyrating over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico for days has now dropped very heavy precipitation over southeastern Louisiana. The Global Precipitation Measurement mission, or GPM, core satellite gathered rainfall data on the system and looked at it in three dimensions. read more
An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was reported hovering over Brownsville, Texas, this week, inspiring speculation that, since it was hovering over water (the city is just off the Gulf of Mexico), it could be from a nearby underwater base. Show More Summary
U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC) Munro (WMSL 755) has completed builder’s sea trials following three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing all of the ship’s systems.
Bottaraga, an Italian delicacy, can be sliced, shaved or grated and has a long shelf life.
noaasanctuaries: By Dr. Steve Gittings, Chief Scientist, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries A white mat of unknown material coats a dying sponge at the East Flower Garden Bank during a large-scale mortality event. Image shows area 8-10 inches across. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - An area of cloudiness and thunderstorms associated with a trough of low pressure is located over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico and has a 20-percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Earl moved along Mexico's Gulf coast on Friday, dumping large amounts of rain in southern states after battering Belize, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
While exploring the Gulf of Mexico off of the Louisiana coast in April 2015, the ROV Hercules, launched from the E/V Nautilus, was unexpectedly visited by a curious juvenile sperm whale who calmly swam laps around the bright yellow robot in order to try and understand what it was. The crew onboard, on the other […]
TGS and Schlumberger today announce commencement of the Dual Coil Shooting multi-vessel full-azimuth acquisition Revolution XII and XIII surveys in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Last week, BP (along with many other supermajors) posted their 2nd Quarter results for 2016, their first report since having “drawn a line under the material liabilities for Deepwater Horizon” spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Although they missed their target and profits are down for the quarter [...]
It has been 1048 days since the last hurricane struck the Gulf of Mexico, NOAA told residents not to be complacent.
It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied US waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago. Persecuted by anglers and deprived of places to spawn, the...
Try as she might, MacKenzie Bubel just couldn’t satisfy the baby comb jellies. The aquarist was attempting to spawn a species called Mnemiopsis leidyi—a ghostly-looking little creature native to the Gulf of Mexico—in the Aquarium’s Jelly Lab. Show More Summary