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2008-09-19 15:00:48

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) reported today the status of its oil and gas operations affected by Hurricane's Gustav and Ike. Crews working on the drilling rigs and various production facilities in the Company's operating areas of South Louisiana and East Texas were safely evacuated prior to the arrival of the hurricanes. The rigs utilized by the Company in the Weeks Island area of south-central Louisiana and East Texas were either...

2008-09-19 09:00:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation today provided an update on its operations in the wake of Hurricane Ike. The Company did not experience any major damage to its production facilities in North Louisiana or East Texas from Hurricane Ike. However, due to the storm's path, the Company shut in a significant number of its producing wells and associated production for safety reasons, as well as third-party pipeline and infrastructure requirements. The...

2008-09-19 09:00:20

By MICHAEL GRACZYK By Michael Graczyk and Cain Burdeau The Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas Hundreds of people whose beachfront homes were wrecked by Hurricane Ike may be barred from rebuilding under a little-noticed Texas law. And even those whose houses were spared could end up seeing them condemned by the state. Now here's the saltwater in the wound: It could be a year before the state tells these homeowners what they may or may not do. Worse, if these homeowners do lose...

2008-09-19 06:00:29

By Donna Leinwand Texas hospitals slammed as post-hurricane conditions deteriorate HOUSTON -- A 30-year-old man falls 25 feet from a cherry picker, smacking his head and breaking his leg so badly that bone pokes through his thigh. A trauma team at Texas Medical Center's Memorial Hermann Hospital crowds around him. Nearby, a trauma team prepares for a patient arriving by helicopter who was hit in the head by a falling tree. It is noon Thursday, five days after...

2008-09-19 03:00:27

HOUSTON - Nearly 4 million customers were without power and the electricity supply to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico was still limited Tuesday days after Hurricane Ike struck. With crucial refineries and pipelines shut down in Texas and Louisiana, retail gas prices rose again in the first extended increase since oil began its historic rise over the summer. Power outages afflicting broad areas of the nation were among the nation's largest ever. About 2.2 million customers were...

2008-09-18 18:00:45

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (Nasdaq:EXXI) (LSE:EXXI) (LSE:EXXS) today provided an operational update related to storm impacts. Energy XXI safely evacuated all operating personnel and shut in a majority of its production ahead of Hurricane Ike. Following the storm, inspections have revealed limited damage to company-operated facilities from Hurricane Ike, although two non-operated fields accounting for approximately 1,750 barrels of oil equivalent...

2008-09-18 18:00:45

HOUSTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Tara Energy, (TARA) recognizing the critical importance of having timely information about power outages and restoration in the wake of Hurricane Ike, is providing around-the-clock emergency support to its customers in the CenterPoint and Texas-New Mexico Power territories. TARA's operations are being conducted out of its Austin office, per the company's emergency operations guidelines. The company's customer care and operations teams have been working 24...

2008-09-18 18:00:41

FREEPORT, Texas, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeast Texas area took a severe blow by Hurricane Ike on Saturday, September 13, 2008. Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corporation's spent catalyst recycling plant, located in Freeport, escaped without significant damage. The area was subject to mandatory evacuation and is still under curfew, as are areas where many employees reside. The company is now focused on returning employees to work safely and supporting their personal rebuilding...

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2008-09-18 09:40:00

Instrument collected high-wind data from inside hurricane eye The only scientific team to successfully brave Hurricane Ike's knock-down winds and swells in Galveston was the DOW, the Doppler on Wheels mobile weather radar operated by the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR) in Boulder, Colo. "The DOW mission to Ike provided, for the first time, high-resolution radar data collected from the ground of the inside of a hurricane eye strengthening during landfall, and from a hurricane that...

2008-09-18 09:00:42

Energy Partners, Ltd. ("EPL" or the "Company") (NYSE:EPL) today provided an operational update regarding the impact of Hurricane Ike on its production operations, including its preliminary damage assessment. EPL safely evacuated all offshore personnel and shut in all production prior to the arrival of Hurricane Ike. The Company has completed an initial assessment of damage to its operated platforms in the Gulf of Mexico ("GOM") following the hurricane. Indications are that EPL's...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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