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Gulf of Mexico

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  • Transocean blames BP for failings leading up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster

    Transocean blames BP for failings leading up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster
    An internal investigation by Transocean, the owner of the rig that suffered a deadly explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last year, concluded that missteps by BP caused the enormous spill. The report, released Wednesday, concluded that BP assumed risks on...
  • BP Sells Four Gulf Of Mexico Fields For $650 Million

    BP Sells Four Gulf Of Mexico Fields For $650 Million
    BP says it has sold its stake in four mature oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico to Marubeni Oil and Gas for $650 million (euro466 million). The oil company has been selling assets to raise cash to pay for the damage caused by the disastrous blowout...
  • Animal Rehab Centers Still Working After Oil Spill

    Animal Rehab Centers Still Working After Oil Spill
    A baby sea turtle escaped from the jaws of a shark, only to get stuck in oil spilled from BP's well in the Gulf of Mexico. A young dolphin apparently was attacked by his mother, then swam into oil. The animals are among thousands rescued since more...
  • Oxnard Man Rescued from Boat in Gulf of Mexico

    Oxnard Man Rescued from Boat in Gulf of Mexico
    OXNARD (KTLA) -- An Oxnard man has been rescued at sea in the Gulf of Mexico, after his boat 'Time Traveller' was disabled in the waters off the Louisiana coast. According to the Coast Guard reports, 66-year-old Jim Brown was plucked from 10-foot...
  • St. Pete Beach resort opens floating water park in Gulf of Mexico

    St. Pete Beach resort opens floating water park in Gulf of Mexico
    TradeWinds Island Grand Resort opened a water park March 17 that floats 60 feet off the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. The St. Pete Beach resort created Splash Island Water Park, a 15,750-square-foot inflatable "floating playground" for its guests...
  • Experts Predict Active 2011 Hurricane Season

    Experts Predict Active 2011 Hurricane Season
    MIAMI -- The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season will be above average in activity and there is a more than 70 percent chance of at least one major hurricane hitting the U.S. coastline, Colorado State University forecasters predicted on Wednesday. The 2011...
  • Gulf Oil Spill: One Year Later

    Gulf Oil Spill: One Year Later
    The Gulf of Mexico is deep blue again. On the Alabama coast, children run on crowded beaches and splash in the surf. In fishing villages, shrimpers whitewash boat decks in preparation for another season. But a year after BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster,...
  • Feds To Study Oil Spill's Effect On Bluefin Tuna

    Feds To Study Oil Spill's Effect On Bluefin Tuna
    The National Marine Fisheries Service will study whether the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has hurt the bluefin tuna population to the point that the fish should be placed on the endangered species list. The agency says the Center for Biological Diversity's...
  • Volunteers Rebuild Oyster Reefs in the Gulf

    Volunteers Rebuild Oyster Reefs in the Gulf
    Volunteers from across the country are rebuilding oyster reefs along the Gulf of Mexico's delicate shoreline, hoping to revive oyster beds under assault for decades from overharvesting, coastal development, pollution, and most recently the BP oil spill....
  • BP Resumes Dividend Payouts After Full-Year Loss

    BP Resumes Dividend Payouts After Full-Year Loss
    BP PLC outlined plans to rebound from the Gulf of Mexico disaster as a smaller, safer company - selling off almost half its U.S. refinery business - and restored its dividend payment to shareholders as it unveiled strong fourth-quarter profits on Tuesday....
  • Coast Guard Medevacs 1 in Gulf of Mexico

    Coast Guard Medevacs 1 in Gulf of Mexico
    -- The Coast Guard medevaced a man, Saturday, after his boat capsized killing four people approximately three miles off South Pass in the Gulf of Mexico. Dead are Kerri Burns, Randy Dowsey, Wayne Dowsey and Kenny Mac. Rescued was Heath Dowsey....
  • Gulf oil spill: Scientist finds ocean floor still oily, dead

    Gulf oil spill: Scientist finds ocean floor still oily, dead
    Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor. That report is at odds...