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Four Years Later Marine Life Still Feeling Significant

Four Years Later, Marine Life Still Feeling Significant Impacts From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico approaches, much of the region’s environment and marine life are still feeling the effects of the largest...

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2014-04-11 08:21:12

COVINGTON, La., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet, on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Central). What: Hornbeck Offshore First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference...

Deepwater Horizon oil spill
2014-03-26 05:02:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has been causing heart abnormalities in some large marine fish, according to research appearing Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. In the study, researchers from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and colleagues from American and Australian universities say the 200 million gallons of petroleum that spilled into the...

2014-03-03 16:22:33

HOUSTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Restoration is the focus of the third "State of the Gulf of Mexico" summit to be held in Houston, in March, by the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. "The Gulf of Mexico is our nation's most vital marine resource and the ninth largest body of water in the world," said Dr. Larry McKinney, Director of HRI. "This summit will bring together Gulf state leaders in government,...

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...

2014-02-14 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...

Tracking Spilled Oil Using Newly Developed Computer Model
2014-02-10 09:25:08

USGS Computer model can help with current, future clean-up efforts A newly developed computer model holds the promise of helping scientists track and predict where oil will go after a spill, sometimes years later. U.S. Geological Survey scientists developed the model as a way of tracking the movement of sand and oil found along the Gulf of Mexico since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The new tool can help guide clean-up efforts, and be used to aid the response to future oil spills....

2014-02-06 16:21:59

Not a Steward for Pristine Forest: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Cited for 246 Violations from 2009-2013; Water Pollution Record Ranks 7th Worst Among 600 Operators in Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH and WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A plan by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for major drilling and development of natural gas in Pennsylvania's unspoiled Loyalsock State Forest should raise major caution flags given the company's long list of pollution and compliance problems over...

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...

2014-01-10 12:22:06

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE: CAM) today announced the retirement of John Carne as Chief Executive Officer of OneSubsea effective February 28, 2014. John has served as CEO of OneSubsea since the Cameron and Schlumberger joint venture was formed in June 30, 2013. Previously, John served Cameron for over 40 years in several senior level management positions, including Cameron's Chief Operating Officer. Scott Rowe, President, Production Systems for OneSubsea, will...