Search results for: Storm Nate

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  • 6 October 2017

    Offshore oil and gas operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are evacuating platforms and rigs and shutting-in production in preparation for Tropical Storm Nate.  According to a Thursday report by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 CDT on Thursday, personnel had […]

  • 10 October 2017

    After Tropical Storm Nate fizzled out, offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have begun re-boarding platforms and rigs. According to Monday’s report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 CDT, personnel remain evacuated from a total of 142 […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have restarted almost the entirety of their oil production following Tropical Storm Nate with under one percent of output remaining shut-in. According to a final Storm Nate report released on Saturday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), personnel remain evacuated from […]

  • 12 October 2017

    According to Reuters, U.S. oil giant Chevron said on Wednesday it resumed normal operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after Storm Nate knocked out its oil and gas output. The news agency said that the company shut in at least five Gulf platforms and evacuated all staff ahead of Storm Nate, shutting-in more than […]

  • 9 October 2017

    Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have remained evacuated from platforms and rigs in response to Tropical Storm Nate. According to Sunday’s report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 CDT on Sunday, personnel remains evacuated from a […]

  • 13 October 2017

    Operators are reporting less and less evacuated platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as Storm Nate now a thing of the past, but a quarter of daily oil production is still shut-in. According to Thursday’s report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), personnel remain evacuated from a total of 20 production platforms, […]

  • 9 September 2011

    PEMEX, a Mexican state-owned petroleum company, announces that it will continue search and rescue operations for 10 Geokenetics’ workers , who went missing after having been evacuated today at 12:30 hours from the jackup structure named “Trinity II” owned by the company . The two vessels sent by Pemex to search for the workers, have had […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the tropical storm Nate’s arrival on the United States Gulf Coast, the US Coast Guard has set port condition X-Ray for New Orleans sector. Due to the lack of available space in the Lower Mississippi River, the Captain of the Port has closed the river to all inbound vessels that do not […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Operations in the Gulf of Mexico are slowly returning to normal following Storm Nate, but another 1 million barrels of daily production remains shut-in. According to Tuesday’s report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 CDT, personnel remain evacuated from a total […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Equipment

    Subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of James Fisher & Sons, has begun the salvage of a platform in the Gulf of Mexico destroyed by Hurricane Ike. JFSE said that the salvage job would be the company’s 80th decommissioning/salvage job in the Gulf of Mexico. The platform was destroyed during Hurricane Ike […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced a number of developments since the company released its second quarter earnings report. According to Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, GLDD has performed extensive analysis regarding its portfolio composition and asset utilization. The goal of the analysis is to improve the company’s financial results in both domestic and […]

  • 18 October 2017

    Houston-based oil company Energy XXI Gulf Coast has not sustained any significant damage due to Hurricane Nate but the company’s production at certain assets in the Gulf of Mexico remains reduced.  Due to Hurricane Nate’s course through the Gulf of Mexico, the company and third-party operators evacuated crews on October 5. The storm resulted in […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously on Wednes­day evening, April 10th, to approve a new study that will exam­ine fea­si­bil­ity of a groin field and other pro­tec­tive mea­sures that would pro­vide greater resiliency for the Bor­ough during future coastal storm events. The res­o­lu­tion to award the con­tract for the study was approved by a unan­i­mous […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Journalists will have the opportunity to cover the 15th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO, from up close or afar. The mission was originally scheduled to start Oct. 17, but tropical storm conditions in the area of the undersea laboratory required a delay. Journalists are invited to visit the Mobile Mission Control Center, which […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Mayor Mar­tin Pagli­ughi and Stone Har­bor Mayor Suzanne Wal­ters announced that a major beach renour­ish­ment project autho­rized ear­lier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers will com­mence on or about Decem­ber 15th. The project will result in up to 450,000 cubic yards of new sand to be placed on the Seven […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new NOAA US-wide analysis shows that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions — an area larger than the state of Wisconsin — experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor. Overall, 8.2 percent of the nation’s ocean and Great […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA nationwide analysis showed that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor. Overall, 8.2 percent of the nation’s ocean and Great Lakes coastal regions experienced these changes. In analysis of the […]

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In the latest testimonies of the second round of El Faro hearings the US Coast Guard’s Marine Board of Investigation heard that the vessel’s captain relied heavily on the BonVoyage weather system, local media informed. The board listened to a testimony from Kevin Stith, the Captain of El Yunque, who said that he believes the system was Captain Michael Davidson’s primary […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The world’s largest spar-platform built for the Statoil-operated Aasta Hansteen development off Norway was mated at Stord during the weekend.

  • 4 August 2020
    Research & Development

    OceanBased Perpetual Energy has experienced a delay in testing equipment deployment in the Florida Gulf Stream, due to the Hurricane Isaias. OceanBased Perpetual Energy, working with FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, was set to deploy a two-year sonar test equipment to find the best location for its ocean energy power generation equipment. The […]

  • 23 June 2017

    The tropical storm Cindy that has hit the U.S. Gulf of Mexico this week and forced some oil and gas operators to evacuate workers has been downgraded to a tropical depression. The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Thursday said the Tropical Storm Warning from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, had been discontinued, but […]