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Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research finds

Bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months after the spill, but not the most toxic contaminants, new research has found.

Hornbeck Confident New Rigs Will Get Absorbed in Gulf of Mexico

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Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE: HOS), a Gulf of Mexico-focused operator of offshore support vessels reported a strong second quarter today with a 25 percent jump in upstream revenue to $171.1 million over [...] The post Hornbeck Confident New Rigs Will Get Absorbed in Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State University researcher found that bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months after the spill, but not the...Show More Summary

Ocean News: Climate Change Threatens Red Knots, Pacific Island Leaders Meet to Discuss Ocean Conservation, and More

Red knots (Calidris canutus rufa) flying over Delaware. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region / Flickr Creative Commons) - Scientists recently found two new coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico show signs of damage from the 2010 BP oil spill. Show More Summary

Charter Boat Crew Rescued in Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crews worked throughout the night to find a missing charter boat with four people aboard as far as 70 miles off Galveston. A

A Tanker Carrying Kurdish Crude Is Doing Donuts In The Gulf Of Mexico After A US Judge Ruled Its Shipment Illicit

Earlier today, FuelFix's Rhiannon Meyers reports, A federal judge ordered U.S. Marshals to seize any barrels offloaded from a tanker carrying oil originating from Kurdistan, after the Iraqi government successfully sued to halt the shipment. Baghdad...Show More Summary

Strong Quake Shakes Mexico’s Gulf Coast

(MEXICO CITY) — A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, about 260 miles (418 kilometers) east-southeast of Mexico City. The epicenter was relatively deep, 59…

Has The Gulf Of Mexico Hit Peak Oil?

There are enough articles on the “myth of peak oil” floating around the Internet to fill a book; and there are enough books on the subject to fill a small library.  One of the common threads throughout these publications is their lack...Show More Summary

Impact of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coral is deeper and broader than predicted

A new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expands the impact footprint of the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The discovery was made by a team led by Charles Fisher, professor of biology at Penn State University. Show More Summary

Horizontal Drilling Is Heading Out to Sea

Energy XXI is using horizontal drilling to unlock millions of barrels of oil in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Summertime Single-Digit Winds in SW Florida

The Gulf of Mexico is vast body of water; 1.6 million km2; more than 6 times larger than all of the Great Lakes combined. The beaches of Southwest Florida are utterly exposed to the vastness of the Gulf; open to 180 degrees of wind from North to West to South and up to 1600 km of fetch for the buildup of waves. Show More Summary

Chance of dry lightning, gusty winds in Southern California

Forecasters said there’s a chance of dry lightning and gusty winds in the Los Angeles area Saturday afternoon as a moist, unstable air mass moves in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Mexico Puts Gulf Deepwater Oil Treaty with US into Effect

Mexico on Friday put into effect an agreement signed in 2012 with the United States to allow companies to exploit deep water oil resources in the Gulf of Mexico

Energy XXI: Potential 33% Upside After EPL Acquisition

By Street Smart Investor: About Energy XXI Energy XXI (NASDAQ:EXXI) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations focused in the U.S. Gulf Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. Since its inception in...Show More Summary

La Belle moves from freeze dryer to museum

La Belle, one of the ships French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, sailed to the Gulf of Mexico on his ill-fated colonizing mission, sank in a storm Texas’ Matagorda Bay in 1686. In 1995, the wreck of the 54-1/2-foot-long supply ship was found in excellent condition, the bottom third preserved intact with its [...]

Another Huge Gulf of Mexico Discovery for Royal Dutch Shell plc

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s latest discovery in the Gulf of Mexico’s Norphlet play looks especially promising.

Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon spill found to persist in the environment

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest accidental release of oil into the ocean, with approximately 210 million gallons gushing from the blown out well. In an attempt to prevent vast quantities of...Show More Summary

Alleged Gulf Cartel Hitman Arrested in Texas Over Kidnapping and Murder on US Soil

McALLEN, Texas—Federal authorities have arrested a convicted drug trafficker from Mexico accused of taking part in the Gulf Cartel ordered kidnapping and execution of a man in the border city of Mission, Texas; the cartel team took the wrong man. Show More Summary

Are We Destined to Repeat the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill?

Four years after the infamous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is offshore deepwater drilling really any safer?

Sunken Nazi Sub Slumbers Off Texas Coast

Many never knew how close German U-boats came to US soil during World War II, but new high-def footage reveals several wrecks on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico, some just miles off the coast of Texas. Robert Ballard, known for discovering the Titanic, is now mapping some of...

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