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2012-07-31 06:23:16

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Seafood Coalition (Coalition) is proud to cheer on the eight Gulf Coast chefs that will be touting the Gulf region and serving its fresh and flavorful seafood at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The best-of-the-best chefs from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida will be participating in BP's "Spirit of the Gulf," a series of events for Team USA during the 2012 London Olympic Games. According to BP, more than 1,000...

2012-07-30 14:20:31

HOUSTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today announces financial and operational results for the second quarter of 2012. Some of the highlights include: For the second quarter of 2012, production volumes averaged 48,610 barrels of oil equivalent per day, or 292 MMcf of natural gas equivalent per day, representing a 6.8% increase over the same quarter in 2011. Production volumes were split 33% oil, 13% natural gas liquids ("NGLs") and 54% natural gas....

2012-07-26 02:23:26

HOUSTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) reported today second quarter 2012 net income of $292 million, or $1.58 per share diluted. Excluding the impact of unrealized commodity derivative gains and certain other items, second quarter 2012 adjusted net income(1) was $145 million, or $0.77 per share diluted. Net income for the second quarter 2011 was $294 million, or $1.61 per share diluted. Adjusted net income(1) for the second quarter of 2011 was $263...

2012-07-25 02:27:19

BEIJING and DALLAS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity ("NQ Mobile" or "the Company"), will report its second quarter 2012 results after the U.S. markets close on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. NQ Mobile's management team will hold an earnings conference call to discuss its results and outlook at 8:00AM U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 9, 2012, (8:00PM...

2012-07-23 10:22:09

Dr. Richard Shaw appointed by Gulf of Mexico Alliance to fill vacant seat RESTON, Va., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board is pleased to welcome its newest member, Dr. Richard "Rick" Shaw. The Associate Dean of the School of the Coast and Environment and a professor in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University (LSU), Shaw was nominated by the state of Louisiana and...

2012-07-23 02:21:21

HONG KONG, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- HIGHLIGHTS All-cash price of US$27.50 per Nexen common share The price represents a premium of 61% to the closing price of Nexen's common shares on the NYSE on July 20, 2012, and a premium of 66% to Nexen's 20 trading-day volume-weighted average share price Delivers significant and immediate value to Nexen shareholders The transaction has received the unanimous approval of Nexen's and CNOOC Limited's Boards of Directors The...

Dolphin Deaths In The Gulf Of Mexico Caused By Numerous Factors
2012-07-20 11:53:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The largest oil spill along the northern Gulf of Mexico to date, along with other environmental factors, led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf, concludes a two-year scientific study released on July 19, 2012. Since 2010, scientists have been trying to figure out why there were a high number of dolphin deaths, part of what is called an "unusual mortality event." The most disturbing thing to scientists...

2012-07-20 02:20:36

HOUSTON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today net income of $439 million for the second quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per share was $1.00, which compares to $0.77 for the second quarter of 2011 and $0.86 for the first quarter of 2012. Revenue for the second quarter of 2012 was $5.33 billion, up 12% compared to $4.74 billion for the second quarter of 2011 and down 0.5% compared to $5.36 billion for the first quarter of 2012....

2012-07-18 14:21:22

AMSTERDAM, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: "CLB US" and NYSE Euronext: "CLB NA") reported second quarter 2012 net income of $55,350,000 and earnings per diluted share ("EPS") of $1.16, an increase of 29% over year-ago second quarter totals, excluding the benefit from a lower effective tax rate, losses from foreign currency translations, and non-operational expense items, including NYSE Euronext listing-related fees; all "items" netting to a charge of $0.05 per...

2012-07-18 06:29:44

GALVESTON, Texas, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at the Galveston campus who has more...


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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