Friday, September 14, 2012
Offshore

Lessons Learned: What Isaac Taught Us About Hurricanes and Oil Production

(Bloomberg) — The power of hurricanes to drive up oil prices is diminishing as the proportion of U.S. crude coming from the Gulf of Mexico falls to a 14-year low...

September 14, 2012
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Offshore

Isaac ‘Tar Balls’ Could Complicate BP’s Oil Spill Settlement [UPDATE]

(Bloomberg) — BP Plc’s proposed $7.8 billion partial settlement of 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil-spill claims shouldn’t be approved because last month’s hurricane shows how the extent of the spill’s...

September 11, 2012
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Offshore

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Production Still Nearly Half Shut-In in Wake of Isaac

Nearly half of the oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained shut-in Wednesday as producers continue to restore production following Hurricane Isaac. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement...

September 5, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Interesting

So the Hansa Berlin REALLY DID Run Aground on Cuba’s Coast [INCIDENT PHOTO]

It’s about time we have some photo evidence of the grounded Hansa Berlin in Cuba.  gCaptain broke the news that the Hansa Berlin containership quietly grounded (well, maybe not so...

September 4, 2012
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
Ports

Port Fourchon: A Critical Piece of Isaac No One Is Talking About

Editor’s Note: While Hurricane Isaac mostly spared Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production, concerns are mounting over the condition of Port Fourchon, LA where the main hub of the Gulf...

August 30, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Offshore

At First Glance: Isaac Spares Gulf Energy Production

BSEE reports that all dynamically positioned drilling rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico moved off location prior to the storm and have been accounted for. (Bloomberg) — Hurricane Isaac...

August 29, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Uncategorized

Isaac Fans Talk of Strategic Petroleum Reserve Release

(Bloomberg) — Rising gasoline prices and production cuts tied to a storm named Isaac churning across the Gulf of Mexico have some energy analysts predicting the U.S. will announce a...

August 28, 2012
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Offshore

Isaac Reaches Hurricane Strength, 93% of U.S. Gulf Shut-In [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Hurricane Response Team has reported that approximately 93.28 percent of the current daily oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut-in...

August 28, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012
Offshore

Isaac Update: 78% of U.S. Gulf’s Daily Oil Production Shut-In

Editor’s NOTE: With Hurricane Issac threatening a direct hit on New Orleans Wednesday, which happens to be the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, BSEE provides the following update on the U.S. Gulf of...

August 27, 2012
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Sunday, August 26, 2012
Offshore

The LOOP to Suspend Tanker Offloading Ahead of Isaac

(Bloomberg) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the single largest entry point for crude coming into the U.S., plans to suspend offloading oil tankers tomorrow afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaac moves through the...

August 26, 2012
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Offshore

Isaac Moves Towards Florida, Gulf Watches [UPDATE]

(Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Isaac, which has delayed the opening of the Republican National Convention and scrubbed more than 650 flights, is expected to strengthen as it makes its way...

August 26, 2012
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