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2013-01-09 16:21:21

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced the promotion of several new executives and organizational changes to allow for a more asset focused organization. Richard L. Toothman is being promoted from Vice President - Appalachia to Senior Vice President - Appalachia, Paul K. Wieg to Vice President - Exploration and Business Development, Kevin G. Hurst to Vice President - GOM Shelf/Deep Gas, and Keith A. Seilhan to Vice President -...

2013-01-03 20:20:16

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through an agreement announced today by the Department of Justice and Transocean Deepwater Inc., the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) would receive $150 million over a two-year period to fund projects benefitting natural resources in and around the Gulf of Mexico. The funds are part of a settlement reached by the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve certain outstanding criminal charges against Transocean arising from...

2012-12-15 05:00:48

Baron and Budd Attorneys Continue to Remain Involved in Litigation Surrounding the Gulf Oil Spill DALLAS (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 The water attorneys at Baron and Budd are pleased to report that earlier this month, BP Oil Company and the U.S. government announced that they have come to an agreement over the criminal charges against BP. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed criminal charges against the oil company over the Deepwater Horizon disaster, oil spill and the...

2012-12-03 20:21:46

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. PANAMA CITY, Fla, NEW ORLEANS, La., MOBILE, Ala., HOUSTON, Texas , MONTGOMERY Ala, and JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The biggest time and money saving feature in preparing a BP oil spill claim has now arrived. The Oil Claim Calculator® software can save between 25 and 40 hours preparing each BP claim. You can prepare a BP claim in 1 hour if you have all of the documents at your fingertips. Now, the engineers at ITSG released the biggest time...

Oil Rig Explosion Injures Crew Member, 2 Still Missing
2012-11-17 08:45:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online At least 11 people were injured and two others have been reported missing following an explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, various media outlets are reporting. According to CNN Wire Service reports, the explosion occurred approximately 20 miles off the coast of the town of Grand Isle, Louisiana. The explosion triggered a fire on board the platform, which was used for production purposes and not for drilling,...

BP Agrees To Multi-Billion Dollar Fine
2012-11-15 21:38:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, subjecting America´s Gulf Coast region to the single largest offshore oil spill in history. The effects of this oil spill are still being felt by the lands surrounding the area, the wildlife who called the area home and the people who made their living from industries in the region. There´s a bit of justice that´s been served today, as British Petroleum...

2012-11-05 12:21:54

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and PANAMA CITY, Fla. and NEW ORLEANS and MOBILE, Ala. and HOUSTON and MONTGOMERY, Ala. and JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Individuals and Families and the firms that represent them have had it tough due to the complexity of the processes and algorithms behind the Individual Economic Loss Claims in the 1000+ Page Settlement Agreement. These types of claims are particularly challenging to evaluate and calculate. Preparing these Individual BP Claims...

2012-10-15 11:23:11

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and PANAMA CITY, Fla. and NEW ORLEANS and MOBILE, Ala. and HOUSTON and MONTGOMERY Ala. and JACKSON, Missi., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Our clients span all states and beyond in the affected areas of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. They have been clamoring for these additional causation tests to be built into the Oil Claim Calculator software so they can use our system to include more claimants. If a claimant is in Zone B, C or D, and does not pass the...

2012-09-14 06:23:21

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., PANAMA CITY, Fla., NEW ORLEANS, HOUSTON, MONTGOMERY, Ala., NEW YORK, And JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Deepwater Horizon Settlement Authority is now up and running and started making payment offers to the affected more than two weeks ago. The Oil Claim Calculator software is the engine that allows law firms, accounting firms, and claims preparation firms to prepare claims and file them for the affected in record time with calculations that...

Oil Eating Bacteria Help Clean Up Deepwater Horizon Disaster
2012-09-12 15:06:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Deepwater Horizon, an ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned, semi-submersible off-shore drilling rig was an engineering marvel that set the record for drilling the world´s deepest oil well in September 2009. The roughly 7-mile-deep well is now infamous for being the site of the single largest off-shore oil spill in history, a disaster that captured the attention of world media for over 3 months. While BP has accepted...