Latest Gulf of Mexico Stories
New dormitory is built to withstand Category 4 hurricanes and meets FEMA requirements for safe rooms in storm zones SAN MARCOS, Texas, Dec.
Statoil's U.S. Offshore portfolio of high-value developments set to reach well over 100,000 barrels of oil/day by end of decade; Jack/St. Malo plays key role HOUSTON, Dec.
12 consortia to study oil impacts on Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., Nov.
After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, much of the oil that leaked into the Gulf of Mexico disappeared, with scientists suspecting that it sank to the seafloor and out of view.
HOUSTON, TX, Oct.
-- Ecopetrol America Inc. owns 40% of the block, which is operated by Repsol USA. BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A.
- Guadalupe Discovery Encounters Significant Oil Pay - DALLAS and HOUSTON, Oct.
- Record revenue of $6.25 billion for the quarter, up 5% sequentially HOUSTON, Oct.
Omega Protein is being lauded for its sustainability by international sustainability certification program Friend of the Sea.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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