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2014-04-04 23:29:03

Real Life Paddle to the Sea Tribute Lil Tug of Minneapolis St. Paul to travel the Mississippi River 2,340 Miles to the Gulf of Mexico via Kickstarter. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Lil Tug, a true tribute to the children’s book Paddle to the Sea, is about to embark on his greatest journey yet. Think Thomas the Train, but in real life. His trek begins near the Twin Cities at the Mississippi River (the fourth longest river in the world), equip with waterproof camera and GPS...

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...

2014-03-20 23:26:05

Havana Business Improvement District celebrates its 6th annual Earth Day Electronic Recycling & Document Shred-A-Thon and international recognition for past efforts. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Havana Business Improvement District (BID), dba On Havana Street, adds an element of sustainability to shopping in Aurora with its sixth annual Earth Day Electronic Recycling & Document Shred-A-Thon Event, noon to 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 19, 2014. On Friday, March 14, 2014, 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,...

2014-02-27 08:25:08

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the three months ended December 31, 2013, Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) generated net income from continuing operations of $49.7 million, or $0.40 per share, compared to $70.5 million, or $0.57 per share in the fourth quarter of 2012. The current quarter reflects a non cash impairment charge on a property held for sale which reduced net income by $2.9 million, or $0.02 per share. The prior-year quarter included...

2014-02-21 23:04:50

Geometrics Inc. recently sold a new P-Cable ultra high-resolution 3D seismic streamer system to NCS Subsea for it's SAFE-BAND venture with Geotrace and Spec Partners. The purpose of the multi-client project is to obtain detailed data regarding safety-related geohazards in the Gulf of Mexico. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Geometrics, Inc., a provider of geophysical data acquisition equipment, today announced that NCS SubSea, a provider of marine navigation and geoscience...

2014-02-20 23:04:15

Decom World says registrations for the biggest decommissioning and abandonment gathering in the world, taking place in Houston in March, have chalked up a record number of attendees from outside the United States, making it a truly global event. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As well as the traditionally strong turnout from the North Sea market, companies represented at DecomWorld’s 6th Annual Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit include Australia’s ENI Petroleum, Malaysia’s...

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...

2014-02-14 08:26:55

HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) reported that the Company replaced in excess of 100% of 2013 production, that year-end 2013 SEC proved reserves((1)) were 117.7 million barrels of oil equivalent ("MMBoe"), and the pre-tax present value of these proved reserves discounted at 10%((1)) ("PV-10") was $2.5 billion. In addition, it announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 2014 capital expenditure budget of $450 million, excluding...

2014-01-28 23:31:48

ArcadiaCon - The Tropical Gaming Convention in Galveston, Texas. Galveston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 MCProHosting is proud to announce ArcadiaCon on June 7-8, 2014! Hosted in Galveston Texas, ArcadiaCon is a gaming convention that promises loads of entertainment, contests, exhibitors, and top-notch Minecraft Youtube personalities. Panel topics will include game development, sound techniques, parental controls, Bukkit plugin development, and many others. A one of a kind dinner featuring...


Latest Gulf of Mexico Reference Libraries

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

American Mediterranean Sea
2013-04-18 12:49:28

The American Mediterranean Sea is the combined waterbody of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The American Mediterranean’s surface area is 4.319 million square kilometers and an average depth of 7,270 feet. The basins of the sea include those of the southern Caribbean: The Venezuelan, the Magdalena River, the two Colombians and the Gulf of Darien; and the Yucatan Basin. It also consists of the Mexican and the Mississippi basin, both of the Gulf of Mexico. The sea is considered...

ENSO Effects On Ocean Waters
2012-09-14 11:46:45

The above graph highlights how the ENSO has an impact on water temps. Northern Gulf of Mexico during EL-Nino: The first part of March during this EL-Nino cycle saw water temps in the 56-60F range, while the 8-14th saw water temps warm to the 60-64F range. By the third week of March temps had maintained 60-64F. The last week of March the temps dropped back to around 56-60F. Northern Gulf of Mexico during LA-Nina: The first week of March saw water temps approach the 70-72F range, by the...

Low Pressure Development Near The Gulf Coast
2012-06-15 02:30:39

As of 2:30pm Friday afternoon an area of disturbed weather has intensified in coverage over the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. At this time the NHC has given the area a 0% of development. As it continues to track westward across the Gulf of Mexico it will bring increased winds/seas and heavy precipitation to the area. Severe weather also can’t be ruled out with this system as it continues westward over the next couple of days. Places that are going to be impacted with increased seas will be any...

The Loop Ocean Current
2012-07-10 18:20:32

When it comes to learning about the weather it is very important to understand about the oceans. The reason for this is that ocean currents can play a major role on not only weather but also the climate of a region. The current that we are looking at is called the Loop Current. If you look at the image above you can see that it’s situated just off the west coast of Florida and extends into the Gulf of Mexico. The Loop current is a warm current and this creates a warmer surrounding in...

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