A tiger shark. Researchers say some shark species are decreasing in size in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Willy Volk / Flickr Creative Commons) - Researchers say that some sharks in the Gulf of Mexico are decreasing in size, and in some cases are down by as much as 70 percent. Show More Summary
Flanked by Texas Game Warden boats, the 155-foot Kinta S was sunk in 75 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. [...] The post SPOTD: Japanese-Built Merchant Vessel Sunk Off Texas appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
LQT Industries, a full-service provider of accommodation facilities, design-build construction services, and support services to the oil and gas industry, has
A disturbning menace is invading southwest Florida in the form of a "red tide." A toxic algae that kills sea turtles, sharks and fish, red tides also threatens the region's economy. This particular strain called Karenia brevis is present nearly every year
Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as much as $18 billion in penalties.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
BP Plc, which has paid more than $28 billion for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, seeks to get $750 million of that back by convincing a Texas court that a missing comma allows the energy company access to Transocean Ltd.’s insurance...Show More Summary
By Fun Trading: Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) Source: Helmerich and Payne website: Rig 205 Gulf of Mexico. The company operates as a contract drilling Company worldwide. It provides drilling rigs, equipment, personnel, and campsShow More Summary
Twenty-five years ago, the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound. Americans found themselves cleaning up another giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. According to a new study in the...Show More Summary
A Chevron contractor was killed Saturday while performing routine maintenance on a natural gas pipeline off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, the Wall Street Journal has [...] The post Chevron Worker Killed in Natural Gas Pipeline Accident Off Louisiana appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A federal judge ruled last Thursday that BP acted with “gross negligence” in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. This decision could result in the company paying an estimated $18 billion in fines. And the vast majority of that money must be spent on restoring the environment and coastal communities devastated by the spill. read more
A research team has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout. It's the first time such an estimate was reported.
An NJIT research team has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout. It's the first time such an estimate was reported, and the study is published in the August...Show More Summary
In 1994, ‘Auger’ became the world’s first tension-leg platform operating for Shell in the deep-water of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. A deepwater pioneer, it was the first to float [...] The post Video: Shell’s Tension-Leg Platform ‘Auger’, A True Deepwater Pioneer appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Technip was awarded by Deep Gulf Energy II LLC a lump sum contract for the development of the Kodiak field, located in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 727 and 771,
By Don Dion: Four years ago, the world watched in horror as the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded killing 11 employees and releasing millions of barrels of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, British Petroleum (NYSE:BP) has paid out over $28 billion in damages and cleanup expenses and agreed to plead guilty on criminal charges. Show More Summary
Last week, I sold some puts on British Petroleum (BP), right after the judgment that opened the door for a potential $18 more billion in liabilities stemming from that Gulf of Mexico oil spill from 2010. The stock price sold off sharply on those news, and I decided that this was an opportunity to add to my existing position. Show More Summary
A kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtle. (Photo: Terry Ross / Flickr Creative Commons) - Ten sea turtles that were rehabilitated after swallowing fishing hooks in the Gulf of Mexico were released into the wild over the weekend. Show More Summary
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana found BP was grossly negligent with regard to the accident and its activities in conjunction with the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP said it “strongly disagrees” with the finding and will immediately appeal. read more
BP was yesterday found guilty of being "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout. The blowout killed 11 workers and caused the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill that was the worst offshore environmental disaster in U.S.