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2014-08-19 08:24:09

Gas treating technology includes first membrane-based system on a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the North Sea DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by BW Offshore to remove contaminants from natural gas aboard a new Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel off the coast of Scotland. The vessel, which will be leased to Premier Oil, will...

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water. In a new study, however, corresponding author Samuel Arey of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and his...

2014-08-06 08:25:08

Presence in the "Energy Capital of Europe" puts Geoforce and its award winning Track and Trace software and globally certified GT1 device front and center in rapidly growing European oil and gas market. DALLAS and ABERDEEN, Scotland, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoforce, Inc. (www.geoforce.com), an international provider of Track and Trace and asset management solutions for oil and gas operating companies, service providers, and rental equipment suppliers, announced today it has...

2014-08-05 16:22:29

Making Marine Protected Areas a Global Agenda Item LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lewis Pugh announced this morning the Seven Swims in The Seven Seas for 1 Reason expedition: a long distance swim in each of the Seven Seas (the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, Black, Red, Arabian and North Sea). Already the first person to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, he will be the first person to undertake a long distance swim in each of the...

2014-06-17 08:21:21

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab has announced that Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Norway, has selected Saab to deploy a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system along the southwest coast of Norway. The WAM system will provide air traffic controllers with accurate surveillance of flights operating to Bergen Airport Flesland and Stavanger Airport Sola. In addition, the WAM system expands the Automatic Dependent...

2014-05-14 08:34:21

Urges Stockholders to Vote the WHITE Proxy Card Today HOUSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that it is mailing a letter to stockholders in connection with the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for May 22, 2014. The Endeavour Board of Directors unanimously recommends that stockholders sign, date and return the WHITE proxy card and discard any materials they may receive from Talisman Group Investments, LLC....

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...


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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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