In 1947, 12 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico from the Louisiana coast, an oil rig dubbed "Kermac 16" began operating. It was owned by Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, and represented a major technological breakthrough: For the first time, humans were drilling for oil so far out at sea that they couldn’t glimpse land any longer. […]
Watch as documentary filmmaker Vanessa Black visits the Gulf of Mexico to learn more about Big Oil.
An explosion occurred aboard a production platform Thursday at West Delta 105, operated by Fieldwood Energy, resulting in one fatality and three injured. The Bureau
On Thursday an oil platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico killed one and injured three reports FOX News. Fieldwood Energy reported the explosion on their Echo Platform right around 3 p.m. The explosion occurred 12 miles off the coast...Show More Summary
Everything we know, and everything we don't, about the oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana that killed one worker on Thursday. The post Everything We Know So Far About The Oil Rig Explosion In The Gulf Of Mexico appeared first on ThinkProgress.
An explosion at oil and gas operator Fieldwood Energy's Echo Platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday killed one person and injured at least one, but no pollution was reported... The post One Dead After Explosion on GoM Production Platform appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to an explosion at West Delta 105 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans.
One person was killed and three others injured in oil platform explosion 12 miles off the New Orleans coast Thursday afternoon.
The Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will receive approximately $1.25 million over the next
Russia announced last week that it would commence long-range bomber patrols of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Despite some concerns about interference with civilian air traffic patterns, the top brass actually seemed unimpressed with the whole thing, if not nonplussed. But the last incident of the Cold War might explain why. Read more...
The controversial project to expand an oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has failed to get the approval of Congress.
The Senate will vote Tuesday afternoon on a measure to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. President Barack Obama has indicated that he could veto the bill if it passes both the House and Senate. Live coverage of the vote begins at approximately 5:30 p.m. ET.
The Senate will vote Tuesday on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which will stretch from Alberta, Canada, to the Gulf of Mexico. Watch what you need to know about the 1,179-mile project.
A judge weighing how much BP should be punished over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Thursday refused to overturn his own finding that the oil company's conduct was “grossly negligent”. ||| New Orleans - A judge weighing how much...Show More Summary
Russia's military just announced that it's going to be expanding its regular long-range bomber patrols to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. As if the ones skirting Alaska, California, Canada and Europe weren't enough. Read more....
While the west is seemingly eager to once again restart the military escalation, if only in rhetoric of rnow, surrounding the east-Ukraine conflict, leading to a report that the "European Union and the U.S. will weigh further sanctions...Show More Summary
As tensions rise inside rebel-held areas of Ukraine, Russia is planning to deploy long-range bomber flights to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean near U.S. territory. The plan is a show of military muscle on Moscow's part as...Show More Summary
A "dangerous game of brinkmanship" just got a little closer to home: Russia is sending long-range bombers to do rounds "in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, as well as the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico," with Russia's defense minister blaming NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," reports the Los Angeles Times...
Boiling tensions with the West over the Ukrainian crisis prompted Russia to flex its military might Wednesday by expanding patrols of its nuclear-capable bombers all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.