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2008-09-29 18:00:36

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) today announced that nearly all of its operated deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms and Gulf Coast properties are operational, including Independence Hub, which quickly restored production to pre-storm levels of approximately 900 million cubic feet of natural gas per day following Hurricane Ike. "I am pleased to announce that by the end of this week, all of our operated deepwater facilities will be operational. We expect total sales volumes for the...

2008-09-29 06:00:30

By Larry Copeland ATLANTA -- A storm-related gas shortage in the Southeast that has left some places bone-dry and others with two-hour gas lines is expected to continue for at least another two weeks, energy experts and industry officials say. The shortage began two weeks after Hurricane Gustav hit the oil-refining regions of the Gulf Coast on Sept. 1. Operations that shut down before that storm were just coming back online when Hurricane Ike hit, forcing another shutdown. The gas...

2008-09-29 03:00:29

By Anonymous More than three fourths of oil production and more than half of natural gas production remained halted in the Gulf of Mexico nine days after Hurricane Ike slammed into Texas. About 76.6 percent of oil production and 65.5 percent of natural gas production in the Gulf is on pause, the U.S. Minerals Management Service said today. About 1.3 million barrels of oil and 7.4 billion cubic feet of gas are produced every day in the Gulf, according to MMS estimates. The oil and gas...

2008-09-28 15:00:21

By Amanda Milkovits "I've been to a lot of hurricanes, and this is the worst I've ever seen," says Brooke Lawrence, of West Greenwich. Joanne Ramsey inched the emergency response vehicle down roads narrowed by hurricane-strewn debris and looked for survivors of Hurricane Ike along the coast of Texas. Behind the driver's seat, there were tubs filled with baked beans, sausages, apples, peaches and cookies. People from a Southern Baptist church in North Carolina had made the meals under...

2008-09-28 12:00:22

By JUAN A LOZANO CUTLINES Gina Hadley sifts through her destroyed home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike on Wednesday in Galveston, Texas. Residents were allowed to return to the island Wednesday. David J. Phillip/Associated Press People are warned not to go in without tetanus shots -- or rat bait. GALVESTON, Texas -- Ten days after Hurricane Ike, this devastated beach town reopened to residents Wednesday with stern warnings about what still lurks on the island -- rotting cattle...

2008-09-28 12:00:10

By Associated Press EASTPORT, Maine -- A rare tropical storm warning and hurricane watch were posted for parts of the Maine coast on Saturday as Hurricane Kyle roared toward the region, threatening conditions similar to a New England nor'easter. Authorities expect Maine to see the worst late Sunday or early Monday, with wind gusts as high as 60 mph and waves of 15 to 20 feet, said Robert McAleer, Maine Emergency Management Agency director. Authorities have advised Mainers living on...

2008-09-27 00:00:18

Gulfport Energy Corp. has restored partial production at both its West Cote Blanche Bay and Hackberry fields in Louisiana after Hurricane Ike. Gulfport's coastal Louisiana facilities sustained no major structural damage. Some equipment has been restored but additional repairs are needed before production can be fully restored. Before Hurricane Ike, the Oklahoma City-based company's production averaged 5,669 net barrels of oil equivalent per day, including 4,939 barrels of oil equivalent...

2008-09-26 18:00:53

Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX) (the Partnership) announced today that the majority of its assets in Texas and Louisiana sustained minimal physical damage as a result of Hurricane Ike. Most of the Partnership's facilities along the Gulf Coast are resuming or have resumed operations. However, the Sabine plant, because of its proximity to the Louisiana Gulf coast, sustained some damage that is still being assessed. It is expected the plant will not be operational for at least four to six...

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By JUAN A LOZANO By Juan A. Lozano The Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas Ten days after Hurricane Ike, this devastated beach city reopened to residents Wednesday with stern warnings about what still lurks on the island - rotting cattle carcasses, snakes and swarms of mosquitoes - and what isn't there: drinking water, reliable electricity, medical care or sewer service. After spending hours in traffic that backed up for 10 miles, some residents found their homes in ruins. "I...

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas -- Ten days after Hurricane Ike, this devastated beach town reopened to residents Wednesday with stern warnings about what still lurks on the island -- rotting cattle carcasses, snakes and swarms of mosquitoes -- and what isn't there: drinking water, reliable electricity, medical care or sewer service. After spending hours in traffic that backed up for 10 miles, some residents found their homes in ruins. "I wasn't prepared for this,"...


Latest Texas hurricanes Reference Libraries

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...

Heavy Rain Batters The Gulf Coast From Louisiana To The Florida Panhandle
2012-07-10 17:50:51

GULF COAST UNITED STATES The weekend of June 8-10, 2012 was one of the wettest weekends in a very long time for this region. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain started in the middle of the afternoon on Friday and continued all the way through Sunday Night. An upper level feature began to slide through Eastern Texas towards the Gulf of Mexico and this interacted with a quasi-stationary front that was situated along the Northern Gulf Coast. The two features acted together to create a very...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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