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Friday, November 17, 2023
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Offshore

Crude Oil Release in the Gulf of Mexico Prompts Unified Command Response

Update: Massive Oil Leak Near New Orleans: Over 1 Million Gallons Potentially Released A Unified Command is responding to a crude oil release in the Gulf of

November 17, 2023
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Monday, October 2, 2023
The initial bargeload of 500,000 gallons arrived at the Port Sulphur Water Treatment Facility at approximately 7:00 pm Sunday, October 1, 2023. Photo: USACE New Orleans District
Environment

USACE Begins Barging Freshwater as Mississippi River Water Plants Turn Salty

(Bloomberg) — The drought that has led to low levels along the Mississippi River is now threatening the quality of drinking water. The river’s water

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 2639

Friday, September 29, 2023
offshore rig
Energy

US Plans Sharp Reduction in Offshore Oil and Gas Auctions

Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday unveiled a plan to phase down oil and gas auctions in federal waters with the release of

September 29, 2023
Total Views: 524

Friday, September 22, 2023
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in the Gulf of Mexico in Dauphin Island, Alabama, U.S., October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Energy

US Government Ordered to Expand Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction

(Bloomberg) — A federal judge ordered the Biden administration to expand next week’s Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale, saying officials appear to have

September 22, 2023
Total Views: 4569

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

Hope for Offshore Wind Boom in Gulf of Mexico Fades With Low Bids

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The first-ever US government auction of leases to build wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico ended with only one tract

August 29, 2023
Total Views: 1709

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat
Environment

Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration plans to auction 67 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas development in a lease sale next

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 1816

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Workers Falling Victim to Heat-Related Illness as Temps Soar

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a heat advisory for offshore workers as some workers

August 23, 2023
Total Views: 1446

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Offshore oil and gas platform
Environment

The Gulf of Mexico Has a $30 Billion Unplugged Oil Well Problem

(Bloomberg) — In the roughly 160 years since Edwin Drake drilled the first US oil well in the hills of northwestern Pennsylvania, more than 4.5 million

May 9, 2023
Total Views: 5278

Monday, May 1, 2023
auger tension leg platform
Offshore

US Gulf of Mexico Makes Room for Carbon Capture as Oil Output Peaks

By Sabrina Valle HOUSTON, May 1 (Reuters) – After nearly a century, oil output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico is heading towards its peak with new

May 1, 2023
Total Views: 1574

Monday, April 17, 2023
BP Kicks Off Argos Platform Production in US Gulf of Mexico
Offshore

BP Kicks Off Argos Platform Production in US Gulf of Mexico

BP has announced the successful start of oil production at its Argos offshore platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the company’ first new production

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 3609

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Shell Commits to Dover Project in U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s Deep Water
Offshore

Shell Commits to Dover Project in U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s Deep Water

March 15 (Reuters) – Shell plc said on Wednesday it has taken a final investment decision on the Dover exploration field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico,

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 1639

Friday, February 3, 2023
Offshore drilling rig photo via Shutterstock / James Jones Jr
Accidents

Family of Fatally-Injured Offshore Worker Wins $27 Million Verdict

A Louisiana jury has awarded more than $27 million to the family of an offshore worker who was fatally injured in a 2018 workplace accident on an oil and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3924

Monday, October 31, 2022
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Areas Finalized

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two areas in the Gulf of Mexico for the development of offshore wind projects, which combined

October 31, 2022
Total Views: 1288

Sunday, October 23, 2022
houston ship channel
Environment

Exxon Sets Sail On Massive Houston Ship Channel Carbon Capture Project

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Snaking along the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed are thousands of pipes sending oil and gas from the myriad of oil, rigs and platforms to

October 23, 2022
Total Views: 2699

Saturday, August 6, 2022
Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured
NOAA

Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 2463

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms
Offshore

Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms

President Biden and Department of the Interior on Wednesday announced new steps to advance offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, the heart of

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2636

Sunday, July 3, 2022
New Gulf Of Mexico Oil Refinery Opens
Ports

New Gulf Of Mexico Oil Refinery Opens

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday, a signature project for the

July 3, 2022
Total Views: 2871

Friday, January 28, 2022
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

U.S. Judge Nullifies Results of November Offshore Lease Auction Over Climate Impact

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom Jan 27 (Reuters) – A federal judge invalidated the results of an oil and gas lease sale in

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 1433

Friday, January 14, 2022
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground
Offshore

Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Planning in Gulf of Mexico

With offshore wind headlines this week focusing on the “historic” lease sale off New York and New Jersey, the Department of Interior’s Bureau

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 611

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Semcorp Marine Delivers Shell’s Gulf of Mexico-Bound Vito FPU
Offshore

Semcorp Marine Delivers Shell’s Gulf of Mexico-Bound Vito FPU

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has completed its first newbuild Floating Production Unit with the delivery of Vito Regional Production Facility (Vito FPU) to

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 1119
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