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2014-03-20 16:23:29

HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gulf Coast Energy Resources, LLC today announced it was the apparent high bidder on six leases in the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 (through its subsidiary GCER Offshore, LLC "GCER"). The six leases are located on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico in water depths ranging from 96 feet to 213 feet, and cover more than 25,000 acres on a gross basis. GCER has a 30-100 percent working interest in each of 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,...

2011-03-10 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of environmental, economic, and social equity organizations today celebrated the news that Reps. Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Steve Scalise (R-LA) have formed a bipartisan House Gulf Caucus to support restoration of the region's environment and economy following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The coalition of groups, working together as the Gulf Renewal Project, support the Oil Commission's recommendation that 80% of Clean...

2010-11-14 00:15:15

Maritime law attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Houston's Arnold & Itkin LLP react to comments made during a two-day hearing being held by the presidential panel that is investigating the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2010 Houston maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin say a presidential panel is shining a light on the corporate carelessness that led to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and the worst offshore oil spill in...

2010-07-15 09:40:00

Could Have Applications to Gulf of Mexico Spill A team of chemists led by Dr. George John, Associate Professor at The City College of New York (CCNY), have developed a non-toxic, recyclable agent that can solidify oil on salt water so that it can be scooped up like the fat that forms on the top of a pot of chilled chicken soup. The agent could potentially be used to recover oil lost in the British Petroleum (BP) spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Professor John said. In the laboratory, Professor...

2008-07-17 06:00:41

Tricia Crossey has been named as a new Process Editor of Hydrocarbon Processing, a monthly magazine serving the refining, petrochemical and gas processing industries since 1922. Based in Houston, Crossey will be involved with evaluating and editing articles on liquefied natural gas (LNG), gas processing, process and laboratory analyzers, and plant safety and environment. She will also travel to industry conferences, both domestic and international. Crossey will also be responsible for...

2008-07-16 06:00:26

Maggie Seeliger has been named Vice President of Strategic Business Development effective June 30, 2008. The announcement was made by John D. "Rusty" Meador, President/CEO of Gulf Publishing Company. Based in Houston, Seeliger will oversee and provide direction for the expansion of Gulf Publishing Company's event business and also direct the company's growth into new lines of business. "Maggie Seeliger brings a wealth of both upstream and downstream experience to Gulf Publishing. Given...

2007-04-01 21:00:14

By NATALIA PARRA ACAPULCO, Mexico - A video purportedly showing the beheading of a drug cartel hit man appeared on video-sharing Web site YouTube, and its makers called on Mexicans to kill more members of the gang. The video appeared as the rival Gulf and Sinaloa gangs wage a bloody battle for trafficking routes and President Felipe Calderon is taking on organized crime with thousands of troops sent to drug-plagued areas. "Do something for your country, kill a Zeta!" read a written...

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Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.