noaasanctuaries: Manta rays are frequent visitors to Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico! If you’re diving, make sure to give them plenty of space – if they want to hang out with you, they will. GIF transcript below the cut. Keep reading
Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM) customers with technologically advanced, integrated offshore well intervention packages. Show More Summary
The board of Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex on Thursday approved its second-ever deep water joint venture covering the Nobilis-Maximino block in the country's territorial Gulf waters. Reuters revealed details of the plan last week. (Reporting by David Alire Garcia)
An endangered vaquita porpoise was found dead in the Gulf of Mexico, the country's environmental protection authority said Wednesday, bringing to four the number of dead vaquitas found in 2017.
In the Gulf of Mexico, which accounts for 17% of U.S. crude oil production, appetite for drilling is ticking up amid President Trump’s drive for energy deregulation. In late March, the Department of Interior auctioned off over 900,000 acres of leases in the Outer Continental Shelf of the Gulf for $275 million, up from $156 million last year. Show More Summary
Speedcast International Limited, provider of fully managed remote communication and IT solutions, has signed a reseller agreement with Tampnet for 4G/LTE services in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement marks Speedcast as the first service provider…
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican marines killed a drug gang leader in a gun battle that raged through the night across the border city of Reynosa and left dozens of burned vehicles in its wake, the government said on Saturday.
One month after crude oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration commissioned research to gauge the environmental cost of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, which would ask American households what they'd pay to prevent similar damage in the future. Show More Summary
(University of California - San Diego) The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest maritime oil spill in US history. Almost seven years to the day after the start of the environmental disaster, researchers have published a price tag of the damage done to natural resources: $17.2 billion.
The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities arrested on Saturday fugitive former Governor Javier Duarte of Gulf coast Veracruz state, the attorney's general office (PGR) said in a post on its Twitter page.
Crude oil production in U.S. federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) set an annual high of 1.6 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016, surpassing the previous high set in 2009 by 44,000 b/d, the U.S. Energy Information Administration...Show More Summary
A committee of attorneys involved in litigation arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has made its recommendation for dividing some $700 million in fees among 122 law … Click to Continue »
It’s just in the wrong place at the wrong time, except it has nowhere else to go. The vaquita marina — the little sea cow — is the world’s smallest porpoise. It lives only in the far-northern Gulf of California, just east of Mexico’s...Show More Summary
Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) says it has inked a new 30-month agreement to extend its business alliance BP, the largest energy investor in deepwater Gulf of Mexico over the past decade. Chouest and BP have been in business togetherShow More Summary
Ocean acidification, the decrease in seawater pH due to the absorption of atmospheric CO2, profoundly threatens the survival of a large number of marine species. Cold-water corals are considered to be among the most vulnerable organisms to ocean acidification because they are already exposed to relatively low pH and corresponding low calcium carbonate saturation states […]
We open on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. A Lumineers song is playing, but it's just instrumental. Clapping. Acoustic guitar. This is a fun place to be, if your friends are there. Enter HOT GUY, wearing denim jacket. HOT GUY wipes his brow and cracks a GENERIC BRAND COLA as he observes the drill. Show More Summary
(Louisiana State University) Recent research conducted on the long-term issue of age distribution of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico indicates that older fish, age eight and up are more reproductive than younger fish were over the previous 10 years. Show More Summary
In April 2010, an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico catalyzed perhaps the most disastrous oil spill since the Exxon Valdez. Nearly 5 million barrels of oil — enough to fill 311 Olympic-size swimming pools — leaked into the Gulf, affecting 665 miles of coastline, and the lives of thousands of […]