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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Gulf of Mexico


In Ida's wake, Louisiana faces a month with no power as heat soars

September 01, 2021 9:06 am

By early Tuesday, about 1.3 million customers were without power about 48 hours after the storm made landfall, most of them in Louisiana, according to PowerOutage, which gathers data from U.S. utility companies.

Gulf of Mexico’s ‘dead zone’ larger than average this year

August 05, 2021 4:27 pm

This year's zone is about three times the size of 2020's.

Depression to strengthen in Gulf; TS Paulette to intensify

September 12, 2020 4:44 pm

Tropical depression Nineteen was forecast to slide into the Gulf and could become a tropical storm later Saturday or early Sunday, while tropical storm Paulette would become a hurricane later Saturday and drop up to 6 inches (15 centimeters) of rain on the territory through Monday.

At a glance: Settlement is latest milestone after BP spill

April 05, 2016 2:55 pm

Last July, BP reached a record-setting $20 billion settlement agreement with the federal government and five Gulf states.

2010 BP oil spill: US judge okays $20 bn settlement

April 05, 2016 2:53 pm

US District Judge Carl Barbier, who approved the settlement, had set the stage with an earlier ruling that BP had been 'grossly negligent' in the offshore rig explosion that killed 11 workers and caused a 134-million-gallon spill.

Not So Omazing

October 05, 2013 5:50 am

This eatery might not bridge the gap between the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico,but this is as economical as it gets

Storm Isaac heads for U.S. Gulf Coast,hurricane warning issued

August 27, 2012 1:26 pm

The storm swiped south Florida on Sunday before moving into the warm Gulf waters.

US wildfires claim four lives,destroys 1,000 homes

September 07, 2011 4:44 pm

In Central Texas,more than 180 fires have erupted in the past week.

BP partner agrees to $1.1 bn settlement

May 21, 2011 12:38 am

Moex,which had a 10 per cent stake in the well,is the first company aside from BP to make a payment towards covering the costs of the disastrous oil spill,BP said in a statement

People kill birds,not theories,claim biologists.

January 20, 2011 12:36 am

Thousands of birds died in Arkansas triggering speculation,Experts feel most likely they flew into objects