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2014-09-11 08:22:30

HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE:CAM) announced today that Scott Rowe will assume the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective October 1, 2014. In his new role, he will report directly to Jack Moore, who remains Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Scott has served with Cameron for 12 years, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of OneSubsea. Previously he served as President of the Company's Subsea...

2014-09-09 08:34:35

Oil Claim Calculator Software Offers the Only Fully Automated Software Solution for Policy 495 Calculations for BP Claims FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., PANAMA CITY, Fla., NEW ORLEANS, La., MOBILE, La., HOUSTON, Texas , MOBILE La., And BILOXI, Miss., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you knew that your client's recovery, and your fees were at risk by NOT performing your own Policy 495 calculations, then would you do something about it? Persuant to the 5(th) Circuit's ruling, the...

2014-09-02 12:22:45

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) spearheading the litigation emanating from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill today announced that it has reached an approximately $1.1 billion settlement with Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. (HESI) stemming from its role in the incident. The settlement, which will be overseen by Judge Carl A. Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana, includes two classes of eligible claimants. The...

2014-09-02 12:22:33

Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners directly affected by oil MT. PLEASANT, S.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee announced a $1.028 billion settlement for alleged punitive damage claims and claims held by the class that were created as part of the Economic and Property Damages Settlement in In re Oil Spill by the Oil...

2014-08-29 23:03:54

The latest in the podcast series relates to the spill generator’s duty to report an environmental release to the appropriate government agencies within the allowable time-frame. Hudson, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Environmental spills of hazardous materials, diesel fuel and other regulated substances require a fast response to minimize damage to the environment and limit cleanup costs and potential liability claims. Spill Center, a North American leader in spill support and environmental...

deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Science consortium offers new information to predict how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean. Nearly two years to the day...

2014-08-18 08:23:07

HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Centrifugal Compression business to Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) for cash consideration of approximately $850 million, subject to closing adjustments. The decision to divest the Centrifugal Compression division was made after a careful review of Cameron's long-term business strategy to increase its focus on its core markets. The Company's goal has been to...

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water. In a new study, however, corresponding author Samuel Arey of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and his...

deepwater horizon coral
2014-07-30 04:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is more widespread than previously believed, as experts have located two additional deep-water coral communities that were damaged by the 2010 disaster. The discovery was made by a team of researchers led by Penn State University biology professor Charles Fisher, and is detailed in a paper published online Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

2014-07-21 08:23:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment and systems designed to meet the challenges of producing oil and gas from deepwater reservoirs with pressures of up to 20,000 psi and temperatures of...


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