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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...

2014-01-24 23:25:24

A New Independent Company to Focus on Satellite Communications for Energy Exploration and Production, Maritime and Leisure Markets Broussard, LA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Environmental & Safety Systems International, Incorporated (ESSI), an energy industry service leader in Aids to Navigation (AtoN), SCADA and Safety Systems announces the creation of BlueTide Communications Corporation (BlueTide) via the spin-­‐off of the ESSI Communications Division. BlueTide will focus on...

Scientists Identify Harmful Elements Of Persisting Oil After Deepwater Horizon
2014-01-23 09:08:29

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne On 20 April 2010, a floating oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico called Deepwater Horizon suddenly exploded, leading to the largest accidental marine oil disaster in the world. Collaborating scientists at EPFL in Switzerland and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in the United States have analyzed the composition of eight oil-soaked sand patties that were collected along the Gulf shores from April until November in 2011. They determined and...

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2014-01-23 03:30:49

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Weather Forecast for January 23, 2014 11AM: Arctic high pressure is sliding southward out of the Northern Plains creating a weak boundary ahead of it. Today’s mess will be ahead of this boundary. There will be snow showers over the Great Lakes and a winter mess over the Gulf Coast and Eastern Texas. The Western US will be dry and mild again today. 11PM: The boundary will hit the Gulf of Mexico tonight. Look for this to be the focus of a major...

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2014-01-22 03:30:52

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Weather Forecast for January 22, 2014 11AM: Low pressure will push out to sea allowing the East Coast to begin digging out from all the snow. Another strong cold high pressure will settle in over the Gulf of Mexico bringing more cold weather to the region. There is a second Arctic high moving through the Northern Plains and Rockies bringing with it yet more cold weather along with a few snow showers over Western Montana. 11PM: Low pressure will...

2014-01-14 08:22:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today provides updates on the progress with U.S. Government regulators concerning certain aspects of its operations on federal oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico. As previously disclosed, on November 19, 2013, W&T received a Notice of Suspension and Proposed Debarment and a Notice of Clean Water Act Listing from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Suspension and Debarment Official...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.