By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A former BP Plc engineer deserves a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected bids by BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
U.S. Coast Guard crews locate two missing divers in Gulf of Mexico Two overdue divers offshore from San Jose Island, Texas, were rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard
Warming oceanographic conditions and fishing pressure are driving nesting seabirds away from their ancestral breeding ground in Mexico into California harbors, a group of researchers has found.
On Friday, Texas A&M Professor Steve DiMarco and other researchers will depart Galveston in a new the research vessel “Trident,” to measure and record oxygen levels in the Gulf of Mexico. DiMarco, a Texas A&M oceanographer and researcher explains that rivers carrying record amounts of fresh water into the Gulf act to “cap” the heavier...
An oil platform run by Mexico’s state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in the southern Gulf of Mexico suffered what appeared to be an explosion on Monday.
Mexico's state-run oil company says there was an accident on a platform at one of its major operations in the Gulf of Mexico. ||| Mexico City - Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil...Show More Summary
Mexico’s state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) contained an oil and gas leak on Monday that appears to have sparked a fire on its satellite oil platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil platform at one of its major operations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but said any impact on output remained unclea...
Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil platform at one of its major operations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but added any impact on output remained unclear. The post PEMEX Confirms Another Platform Accident appeared first on gCaptain.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican state oil giant Pemex said on Monday confirmed an incident on a shallow water platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but said its impact on production was unclear.
Grouper boast the reputation of being the most big-shouldered battlin’ bottomfish in the south Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. And this takes on a whole new level when grouper reach world-record caliber dimensions. Alex Newman and hisShow More Summary
Scientists are expecting that this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the 'dead zone,' will be approximately 5,483 square miles or about the size of Connecticut -- the same as it has averaged over the last several years.This year marks the first time the results of four models were combined. The four model predictions ranged from 4,344 to 5,985 square miles.
A University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues are forecasting an average but still large "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico this year. The forecast calls for an oxygen-depleted, or hypoxic, region of 5,483 square miles, roughly the size of Connecticut. It was announced today by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which sponsors the work. read more
Tropical Storm Bill hurtled toward the Texas coast from the Gulf of Mexico early on Tuesday with heavy rains and strong winds, the National Weather Service said, weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state. Flash flood watches...Show More Summary
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A tropical disturbance packing heavy rains in the Gulf of Mexico was slated to drench the coast of Texas weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state, the National Weather Service said on Monday.
There is no question that these are challenging times for offshore oil in the Gulf of Mexico. However, while some vessel operators are tying up boats, Bordelon
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Ship Channel has stopped outbound vessel traffic because of the incoming storm in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston Pilots Association.
If you were expecting the Houston weather to remain mild and sunny this week, be prepared to be in for a shock. Thanks to a tropical disturbance developing in the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is is likely to be hit hard with heavy rains and gale force winds, the Houston Chronicle reports. Show More Summary
OK, how did I wake up today in my Austin house but in South Florida? This is the most humid and tropical feeling it's been in the 10 years we've lived in Central Texas. Depending on what happens in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple of days, it could get worse. Show More Summary