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WATCH: Heidelberg Spar Upended in Gulf of Mexico

Anadarko’s Heidelberg Spar has made the 400 mile trip from Ingleside, Texas to its new home at the Green Canyon 859 in the Gulf of Mexico, where it has now been upended. The Heidelberg is an exact replica of Anadarko’s Lucius facility, which began production in January 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico’s Keathley Canyon […] .

Mexico is becoming one of the world’s most dangerous places for journalists

On Friday, Mexican photojournalist Juan Carlos Landa was found dead in central Veracruz, a state on Mexico’s Gulf coast. Officials in Veracruz offered few details about the death of Landa, who was abducted outside his home in Córdoba on November 10. Show More Summary

Criminal Charges Filed Over 2012 Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico

Three companies and three individuals have been hit with criminal charges related to a November 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in the death of three workers, the injury of others and an oil spill, the U.S. Justice Dept. has announced. The defendants listed in case are […] .

Manslaughter Charges Filed in 2012 Oil Platform Blast

Two companies involved in the deadly 2012 explosion of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico have been indicted on federal charges of involuntary manslaughter, the U.

Whale sharks in Gulf of Mexico swim near the surface, take deep dives

Tracking whale sharks in the Gulf of Mexico revealed their use of near-surface waters, as expected, but also their use of deeper water off the continental shelf, including remaining at depth greater than 50 meters continuously for more...Show More Summary

How to catch a small squid? First records for the Gulf of California and southwest Mexico

Often avoiding sampling gear with their capability to detect movements and swim their way out of the nets fast enough, the small squids living in the open-ocean zone have so long gone under-researched. The present study, conducted by Dr. Show More Summary

Celata Heads BOEM's Gulf of Mexico Office

  Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper today announced Mike Celata as the Regional Director of the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region.

Products Used To Clean Up Gulf Oil Spill May Have Made Things Worse, Study Finds

In the wake of the 2010 BP oil spill, cleanup crews dumped some 1.8 million gallons of chemical dispersants into the Gulf of Mexico. The substances were supposed to assist natural oil-eating bacteria in cleaning up the largest marine oil spill in history by breaking the oil into droplets the microbes could more easily consume. Show More Summary

USNS Brunswick Passes Sea Trials

The USNS Brunswick has successfully completed sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ocearch finds sharks - and much more - in Gulf of Mexico

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Gulf has muddy reputation, but parts are teeming with life, providing researchers rare chance to study how many sharks are there and where they're going

Search On For Missing Sailboat in Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater near Main Pass in the Gulf of Mexico, Monday. Missing is Keith Carver, 61, of Tucson, Az. Carver's girlfriend

The Pipeline Stops Here

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was supposed to reach from Canada clear to the Gulf of Mexico. On Friday, it ended in the Oval Office. President Obama's decision to deny a permit for the pipeline is a tremendous victory for the millions...Show More Summary

So Long Keystone

[guest post by JVW] As anticipated, the Obama Administration today ended the hopes of building the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to refineries in states on the Gulf of Mexico. The Administration apparently concedes the argument that the oil will get refined and burned anyway (probably by China) and that the atmosphere will still be, […]

Former BP engineer cleared of obstruction in Gulf of Mexico spill

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A former BP Plc engineer charged with obstructing justice after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on Friday and was sentenced to six months of probation, his lawyers said.

Obama Ends a 7-Year Review of the Keystone XL Pipeline With a Simple ‘No, Thanks’

President Obama firmly, and finally, closed the door to constructing the Keystone XL Pipeline, a 1,179-mile project designed to pump 800,000 gallons of crude oil per day from Canada's tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico. After seven years of existing only as a troublesome political symbol, wielded by politicians in the... More »

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline, Citing US Climate Leadership

The Obama administration today rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Despite the US Senate and House of Representatives votes to approve the 1,179-mile oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, secretary of state John Kerry determined the controversial pipeline is not in the best interest of the US. He said the “critical factor […]

Company Behind Keystone Pipeline Is Now Officially Stalling Until Obama’s Out of Office

The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline on Monday asked the U.S. to put on hold the review of its proposal to build the controversial 1,179-mile pipeline connecting the tar sands of Canada with the Gulf of Mexico. The State Department...Show More Summary

TransCanada Puts U.S. Permit Application For Keystone XL Pipeline On Hold

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The company building the controversial oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has suspended its permit application while waiting for approval on its preferred route through Nebraska.

Lawyer Accused Of Submitting 40K False Claims Against BP After Oil Spill (Including One For A Dog Named Lucy)

Now that there’s a finalized settlement between the Department of Justice and BP that puts an end to the legal debacle related to the 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico — which left eleven dead and released millions of gallons of oil into the water — officials are taking a close look at …

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