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Did Inbreeding Drive Woolly Mammoths To Extinction?
2014-03-26 09:19:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much of what we know about the Mammoth may be challenged after new research from a Dutch team has found evidence that the massive mammal may have driven itself to extinction due to inbreeding. The evidence comes from an unusual feature found in some mammoth fossils taken from the North Sea. This unusual feature suggested to the research team, led by paleontologist Jelle Ruemer of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam, the...

2014-03-25 20:20:42

HOUSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, has received a declaration from Maersk Olie og Gas AS ("Maersk") exercising the second of three one-year options for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The commencement date of the new option period is approximately mid-July 2014, which commits the Energy Enhancer to Maersk for continued operation in the Danish Sector of the North Sea until...

Fate Of Fish Stocks In The Baltic Sea Determined By Salt Stratification
2014-02-19 15:39:07

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel Why management strategies must take into account regional conditions In the Baltic Sea, two cod stocks evolve independently. Also the juveniles of two economically important flatfish species, flounder and plaice, live there within limited space. This is possible due to the irregular distribution of water masses of different salinity in this inland sea. Scientists of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of...

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...

2014-02-07 04:22:22

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) ("Endeavour" or the "Company") today announced the East (E2) and West (W1) development wells at Rochelle, a gas-condensate field in the U.K. North Sea, have been fully completed and tied-in to the production manifolds. During the restart of production, a valve was discovered stuck in the 'shut' position on the outlet side of the Rochelle production manifold. An attempt to open the valve...

2013-09-19 20:20:33

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Ltd, was awarded a contract with Wintershall Noordzee B.V. ("Wintershall"), for the jackup Energy Endeavour. The contract will be performed in the Dutch Sector of the North Sea commencing on/or about October 1, 2013 with completion well in progress on May 1, 2014. The contract provides for extension options and an initial operating day rate of...

2013-09-05 16:22:11

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having a unique in-house expertise in 3D simulation coupled with a deep understanding of the oil and gas industry, Intego Group is working with the National Center for Simulation, which is located in Orlando, Florida, to bring their unique, in-house expertise in 3D simulation to the U.S. market. July 1988, North Sea: The world's biggest oil disaster - 167 people lost their lives. April 2010, Gulf of Mexico: An explosion caused the...

2013-05-14 08:22:41

-- Project Continues Strategic Transformation of the Noble Fleet ZUG, Switzerland, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that the Company has been awarded a drilling contract by Statoil for a newbuild ultra-high specification jackup for use in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea. The initial contract is for four years and is anticipated to commence during the third quarter of 2016. The total estimated value of the four year primary term...

2013-05-09 08:23:56

First-quarter production growth driven by 45% increase in North American onshore liquids HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) reported first-quarter earnings of $698 million, or $1.76 per diluted common share, and adjusted earnings*, which exclude certain items that impact the comparability of operating results, of $806 million or $2.02 per share. During the first quarter, worldwide production increased to 781,819 barrels of oil equivalent...

2013-04-30 16:23:19

HOUSTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that its Tonto oil field in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea commenced production on April 24, 2013. Tonto-1, the first producing well, came on stream at an initial rate of 10,346 barrels of oil per day. Apache holds a 100-percent working interest in the Tonto Field. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/DA04072) Tonto-1 was drilled as a deviated well from the Forties Bravo...


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Tu_-_Echinus_acutus
2012-04-10 18:54:50

White Sea Urchin (Echinus acutus), is a species of sea urchin in the Echinidae family. It is found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea and the English Channel at depths up to 330 feet below sea level. It is found mainly on coarse substrates with mud and gravel. The White Sea Urchin grows to a diameter of 6 inches. The test (shell) is circular in cross section but rises conically to the apex (tip) of the shell. This species is generally reddish-brown or green...

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