By Jessica Resnick-Ault THUNDER HORSE OIL PLATFORM, Gulf of Mexico, June 27 (Reuters) – About 300 BP workers commute 150 miles here by helicopter, from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig can pump in a year. Show More Summary
When humans abuse the environment and dump nitrate-and phosphorous-heavy pollutants into rivers, lakes, ponds and the sea, oxygen-deprived “dead zones” form. This is exactly what has occurred in the Gulf of Mexico and is leading to the formation of the world's largest algae bloom on record. Show More Summary
The rugged nature of Horn Island in the Gulf of Mexico made it Walter Anderson’s muse. A few generations after his death, rising seas will likely subsume it whole.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is one of the most studied spills in history, yet scientists haven't agreed on the role of microbes in eating up the oil. Now a research team at the Department of Energy's...Show More Summary
THE GEOLOGICALLY ODD AND INTERESTING GULF OF MEXICO: The strangeness began when Africa started separating from the Americas some 200 million years ago.
Update: STORM CINDY HAS 16% OF GULF OF MEXICO OIL OUTPUT SHUT IN: BSEE Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall along the Gulf Coast Thursday as meteorologists called for a third day of heavy rains and viciously fast winds in the region. Show More Summary
This evening, Tropical Storm Cindy is churning in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, southeast of Houston. Its counterclockwise winds are raking the Gulf and pushing a plume of tropical moisture into the Southeastern U.S.; so far, theShow More Summary
ABC News' Eva Pilgrim has the latest updates on Tropical Storm Cindy from New Orleans.
Facing incoming Tropical Storm Cindy, offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have begun evacuating platforms and rigs as the storm moves north-westward toward the U.S. Gulf Coast. Data from offshore operator reports submitted to…
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Cindy, which has already shut energy production in the Gulf of Mexico, disrupted shipping and forced workers off oil and gas platforms, is now bearing down on the Texas-Louisiana coastline. Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Cindy has strengthened in the central Gulf of Mexico, and it will be a soaker, bringing potentially life-threatening flooding concerns to parts of the Gulf Coast through late this week. Gusty winds, rip currents and isolated tornadoes are also expected. Show More Summary
Tropical Storm Cindy is south of Louisiana and moving northwest in the Gulf of Mexico. A tropical storm warning was issued from from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the Alabama-Florida border. Some areas could get a storm surge reaching three feet. (June 21)
1:25 p.m. - The disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy.
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Cindy has strengthened over the central Gulf of Mexico and is expected to produce heavy rainfall that could cause life-threatening flash flooding across portions of the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Cindy has halted service at a major oil terminal in the Gulf of Mexico, prompted some evacuations at rigs and platforms and put states from Texas to Florida on notice for flooding rains. Show More Summary
Oil traders from Texas to Louisiana braced on Tuesday for supply disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy, formed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, threatened to hit refining and production centers with wind and rain later this week. Cindy was located about 265 miles (430 km) south of Morgan City…
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindy was meandering over the central Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Storm Cindy is now officially churning in the Gulf of Mexico, with a predicted landfall in a few days along the Texas-Louisiana border. That track could, of course change. And as meteorologists on the Weather Channel note,...Show More Summary
The storm is threatening to spread heavy rain across a wide area.
Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico and began churning heavy rain bands toward the northern Gulf Coast, where Louisiana shuttered flood gates and parts of three … Click to Continue »