This is a video taken from an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico of hundreds of sharks migrating north into Louisiana waters. It's believed the sharks are either blacktip or spinner sharks, neither of which pose a significant risk to humans. Show More Summary
It’s rare to see a single shark swimming in the water, so that makes this occurrence even more amazing, as an oil rig worker captured a large group of migrating sharks swimming together in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
I was sleeping like a baby until this giant storm blew through, with driving rain and howling wind and the distant rumble of thunder rolling in off the Gulf of Mexico: Now I’m wide awake. And I just realized it’s the seventh birthday of my beloved Daisy Mayhem, the lovely buff-colored creature on the right side [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
President Barack Obama arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport on May 2, 2010, for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill tour with Gov. Bobby Jindal. Obama lectured Governor Jindal on the tarmac about a letter he wrote to the DOA. … Continue reading ?
Back in 2010, Houston-born schoolteacher Lynda Martinez traded the Gulf of Mexico for the Persian Gulf—with two sons in tow—when her husband was offered a job in Dubai. Though her "heart is still in Texas," Lynda has grown fond of her current home base and shares the love on her blog, Longhorns and Camels. Here's a look at Dubai through her unique lens.
Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) successfully completed Acceptance Trials (AT) on March 13, 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico. Austal, the Trenton's shipbuilder,
Every year, nutrient-rich runoff from the Midwestern corn belt makes its way down the Mississippi river and into the Gulf of Mexico. The result? Algal blooms, which, over time, have triggered ecological collapse, and now maintain a dead zone nearly the size of Connecticut. Show More Summary
An offshore rig worker in the Gulf of Mexico caught some spectacular footage of a shark frenzy – quite literally hundreds of sharks – in the waters just below the [...] The post Video: Offshore Rig Worker Films Unbelievable Shark Frenzy appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Just three weeks before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (or BP) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Jennifer Hamilton had transitioned out of a 20-year career in nonprofit administration to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a librarian. Show More Summary
The 113-foot crewboat GIS Leonce suffered an engine fire this evening forcing the evacuation of the vessel south of Louisiana. Upon notification of the evacuation, the Coast Guard scrambled air [...] The post Crewboat Evacuated After Catching Fire in the Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The U.S. Department of the Interior sold leases on oil and gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico today, receiving $538.7 million in high bids. The U.
The Gulf of Mexico basin is comprised of areas of various depths. Approximately 38% is shallow (about 65’ deep); the continental shelf and slope account for
Scientists in the Gulf of Mexico now have a better understanding of how naturally-occurring climate cycles -- as well as human activities -- can cause widespread ecosystem changes. These major shifts happen once every few decades in the Gulf, and can impact ecosystem components, including fisheries. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government is appealing a federal court ruling that reduced the potential penalty BP Plc must pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill by almost $4 billion. The appeal, which was filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, challenges a January...
The U.S. government is appealing a federal court ruling that reduced the potential penalty BP Plc must pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill by almost $4 billion. The appeal, which was filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, challenges a January decision by U.S. Show More Summary
The Black Hawk helicopter that vanished in fog off the Florida coast during a routine training mission with seven Marines and four Army soldiers on board has been found, authorities said Thursday.
As part of an effort to monitor changes in inorganic carbon chemistry of the coastal ocean, near-synoptic cruises are being conducted in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and along the East Coast of the United States. Here we describe observations obtained on a cruise in the summer of 2012 and compare them with results from […]
Because of the long timelines associated with Gulf of Mexico (GOM) projects, the recent downturn in oil prices is expected to have minimal direct impact on GOM crude oil production through 2016. EIA projects GOM production to reach 1.52 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2015 and 1.61 million bbl/d in 2016. read more
The first of Harvey Gulf International Marine’s LNG-powered offshore supply vessels has entered into service, marking the start of operations for the first vessel in North America to run exclusively on natural [...] The post LNG-Powered ‘Harvey Energy’ Begins Work for Shell in U.S. Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A special Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) has been delivered to Shell for its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel, Harvey Energy, is chartered