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2013-02-04 08:21:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from BP (NYSE: BP) for the manufacture and supply of subsea equipment to support water injection in the Thunder Horse field. The Thunder Horse oil field is located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of New Orleans in approximately 6,300 feet (1,920 meters) of water. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes two...

2013-01-31 08:28:59

MIAMI LAKES, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Americas Group Cuba Business Enterprise (TAGCBE), a company focused on providing strategic advice to individuals and companies interested in doing business with Cuba and /or investing in Cuba as regulations permit, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to sell control of TAGCBE to Cuba Business Development Group Inc. (CBDG) in exchange for shares in its parent Company, Fuego Enterprises, Inc. (OTCPINK: FUGI)....

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 -...

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...

Subsea Injection Of Chemicals Didn't Prevent Oil From Rising To Sea Surface Suggested By Study
2012-12-05 14:00:11

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science Groundbreaking 3D models show that oil droplets were too small for dispersants to have significant impact The 2010 blowout of the Macondo well in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico resulted in the region's largest oil spill in U.S. history. As the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) incident unfolded, in an effort to prevent the oil from coming to the surface and reaching coastal and marsh ecosystems, chemical dispersants were...

2012-11-30 12:21:10

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP) reports it has closed the previously announced acquisition of interests in certain deepwater Gulf of Mexico oil and gas properties from BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Company (collectively, "BP"). In addition to the acquisition of assets from BP, PXP closed the previously announced acquisition of certain oil and natural gas interests in the Holstein Field...

2012-11-09 16:22:55

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A juvenile female Kemp's ridley sea turtle, found stranded on the shores of the Netherlands, was released back into the Gulf of Mexico off the Padre National Seashore today by SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine, SEA LIFE Aquarium Scheveningen, Animal Rescue Keep, National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel. The Kemp's ridley turtle, named Flip by her rescuers, is one of the most endangered species of marine sea turtles. (Photo:...

Thick And Thin Of Gulf Oil Spill Penetrated By NASA Radar
2012-10-26 08:44:43

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena have developed a method to use a specialized NASA 3-D imaging radar to characterize the oil in oil spills, such as the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The research can be used to improve response operations during future marine oil spills. Caltech graduate student Brent Minchew and JPL researchers Cathleen Jones and Ben Holt analyzed NASA radar imagery collected...

2012-10-25 07:24:43

HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) reported today third quarter 2012 net income of $221 million, or $1.23 per share diluted, and net income from continuing operations(1) of $164 million, or $0.91 per share diluted. Excluding the impact of unrealized commodity derivative losses and certain other items, third quarter 2012 adjusted net income from continuing operations(2) was $167 million, or $0.93 per share diluted. Net income from continuing...

2012-10-23 19:20:13

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $3.0 billion of senior notes, consisting of $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of 6 1/2% Senior Notes due 2020, issued at par, and $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of 6 7/8% Senior Notes due 2023, issued at par (collectively, the "notes"). Interest is payable on the notes due 2020 on May 15 and November 15 of...


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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