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Study At Deepwater Horizon Spill Site Finds Key To Tracking

Study At Deepwater Horizon Spill Site Finds Key To Tracking Pollutants

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...

Latest Deepwater Horizon oil spill Stories

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...

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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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2014-07-17 05:07:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the Deepwater Horizon released about 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, 1.84 million gallons of chemical dispersants were pumped into the Gulf to break up the oil and eliminate oil slicks across the surface of the water. Now, researchers from Haverford College and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have found evidence that the chemical dispersant used, called DOSS, is still in the Gulf ecosystem...

2014-07-15 08:22:43

DALLAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoforce, Inc., a global leader in equipment track and trace and asset utilization solutions for the oil and gas industry, announced the appointment, effective today, of Richard Coffman as Senior Vice President of Sales. Mr. Coffman brings to Geoforce more than twenty-five years of successful enterprise sales and sales management experience in a variety of organizations including start-up, rapid growth and Fortune 500 companies. He has started,...

2014-07-10 08:22:06

COVINGTON, La., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet, on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Central). What: Hornbeck Offshore Second Quarter 2014 Earnings...

2014-06-24 16:21:55

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Finance Group ("LFG") continues to fund attorneys who are navigating the BP Deepwater Horizon Settlement Program. Eighteen months after the District Court approved the Settlement, legal wrangling remains in the way of payments to claimants. LFG recognizes the effort and financial commitment required to bring claims to fruition, and can help those working on behalf of injured claimants bridge the gap to portfolio monetization. In the...

2014-06-16 16:27:16

A Cash-Out Solution is Now Available For the First Time in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Litigation FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., PANAMA CITY, Fla., NEW ORLEANS, MOBILE, Ala., HOUSTON, MOBILE Ala. and BILOXI, Miss., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IT Strategies Group, the providers of OilClaim Calculator software, is announcing the availability of cash buyouts for BP claims preparers that are tired of waiting and want to sell their entire portfolio. This exciting offering allows a...

Biomarkers May Determine How Long Oil Lingers In The Environment
2014-06-13 12:40:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill isn’t visible on the surface of the ocean, it continues to wash ashore in the form of small “patties” of oil and sand. In an attempt to analyze and learn about this oil, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts have developed a system for determining the source and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment, according to a new report...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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