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2014-02-18 16:27:00

A new settlement has been proposed that could provide relief to thousands of response workers injured by the 2010 Gulf Coast Oil Spill. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to allowing individuals to participate in the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), stepped in to ensure that extensive safety measures were put in place for the protection of workers. This was...

2014-02-18 12:24:09

Third pipeline project under construction; STW crews work under contracts for maintaining existing pipelines and new pipelines MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) ("STW" or the "Company") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary STW Pipeline Maintenance & Construction ("Pipeline") completed construction of two new pipeline projects for major producers in the Permian Basin, one of which was a multi-mile pipeline....

2014-02-18 08:24:20

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield" or the "Company"), an independent exploration and production company, has completed an extensive study of data related to its Liberty #1 discovery well in the Central Utah Overthrust. The study reviewed large volumes of data collected through services provided by Weatherford International, Halliburton, and Baker Hughes, as well as prominent energy scientists and laboratories. Based...

2014-02-17 20:20:16

-- Record gathered gas volumes of approximately 1.5 billion cubic feet per day (BCFD) in fourth quarter 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL", "Atlas Pipeline", or the "Partnership") today reported adjusted earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization ("Adjusted EBITDA"), of $86.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, driven primarily by a continued increase in overall volumes across...

2014-02-17 08:23:21

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Offshore Oil and Gas Decommissioning Market 2013-2023 Report Details Offshore oil and gas decommissioning is a growing activity globally. Much growth has been seen in the Gulf of Mexico market due to the 2010 NTL idle iron regulations and an abundance of redundant offshore installations. However, other locations are increasingly becoming significant markets. The North Sea, in...

2014-02-17 08:20:12

Brazilian Star Signs New Global Partnership with Castrol for 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) Campaign LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castrol, Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM), today announced the signing of Brazil and FC Barcelona forward Neymar as a global brand ambassador. The partnership between the international football star and the world's leading lubricants brand will run for 12 months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/NY65978) The deal will...

2014-02-14 23:03:00

Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order earlier this week granting the unopposed motion to dismiss the last remaining appeals to the settlement. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class...

Fish Exposed To Crude Oil Suffer Host Of Heart Ailments
2014-02-14 08:54:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Stanford University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that crude oil interferes with fish heart cells, resulting in a slowed heart rate, reduced cardiac contractility and irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death. The study is part of an ongoing Natural Resource Damage Assessment of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The findings...

2014-02-06 08:29:10

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:China Market for Blood Pressure Monitors Through 2018Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the blood pressure monitors in China through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Mercury BP Monitors-- Aneroid BP Monitors-- Automatic BP MonitorsScopeThe report highlights historic and...

Scientists Identify Harmful Elements Of Persisting Oil After Deepwater Horizon
2014-01-23 09:08:29

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne On 20 April 2010, a floating oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico called Deepwater Horizon suddenly exploded, leading to the largest accidental marine oil disaster in the world. Collaborating scientists at EPFL in Switzerland and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in the United States have analyzed the composition of eight oil-soaked sand patties that were collected along the Gulf shores from April until November in 2011. They determined and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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