Saturday, September 4, 2021
A miles long black slick floating in the Gulf of Mexico near Enterprise Offshore Drilling Rig. Photos via NOAA
Oil Spill

Divers To Locate Source Of Reported Oil Spill in Gulf

by Andrea Shalal (Reuters) A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico on...

September 4, 2021
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Port of New Orleans
Maritime News

Days After Ida, Storm’s True Impact on Energy Sector Emerges

By David Wethe and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Five days after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, the true damage to the region’s energy infrastructure is only now starting to come to...

September 4, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Port Fourchon Hurricane Ida Damage
Weather

Port Fourchon Open, LOOP Remains Closed Following Hurricane Ida

By Liz Hampton (Reuters) Port Fourchon and the Port of Houma in southern Louisiana reopened on Thursday night with some restrictions, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, following lengthy closures...

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon
Ports

Offshore Energy Companies Are Relocating Away From Louisiana’s Devastated Ports

By Liz Hampton (Reuters) – Offshore energy companies have started searching for new bases away from Louisiana’s devastated ports as oil and gas companies launch efforts to resume their Gulf of Mexico...

September 2, 2021
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Sunday, August 29, 2021
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

Hurricane Ida Slams Critical U.S. Oil Port As It Makes Landfall

By Liz Hampton and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) –Hurricane Ida made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 storm near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, lashing critical U.S. oil infrastructure with winds up to 150...

August 29, 2021
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Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon
Weather

Hurricane Ida Made Landfall In Louisiana On Sunday As A Category 4 Storm

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Jonathan Allen NEW ORLEANS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, forcing those...

August 29, 2021
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Ariel Photo of Port Fourchon
Maritime News

Port Fourchon’s Economic Impact Shows Astounding Growth

Industry at Louisiana’s Port Fourchon accounted for over $2.8 billion in sales revenue and over $650 million in household earnings in 2013 in the state of Louisiana, said Dr. Loren...

November 10, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014
hornbeck offshore 240-class osv
Multimedia

SPOTD: Warp Speed Through Port Fourchon

Hornbeck Offshore’s 240-class offshore supply vessel HOS Bluewater and the 265-class HOS Brimstone were moored at Port Fourchon last night when an Edison Chouest boat hit warp speed through the...

August 7, 2014
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Monday, June 10, 2013
Offshore

Harvey Gulf to Build United States’ First LNG Bunkering Facility at Port Fourchon

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International has secured plans to construct and operate the United States’ first LNG marine fueling facility out of Port Fourchon, LA, the companies CEO Shane Guidry...

June 10, 2013
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