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Katrina impact: About 60 percent of Gulf of Mexico's oil production still blocked

NEW ORLEANS - Over 120 Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms were still shut down Saturday...have been shut in, the agency said. Normally, the Gulf of Mexico produces 547.5 million barrels of oil and 3.65 trillion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/hur_1444.shtml
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Ivan's remnants return to Gulf of Mexico

...regenerated storm was expected to make landfall in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday night. Ivan already has kicked seas up...Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning for the Gulf of Mexico shoreline from the mouth of the Mississippi River in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/24/hur_429379.shtml
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No SC hurricane landfalls expected

...hurricane to make landfall on the East Coast or in the Gulf of Mexico this year. The forecast Tuesday anticipates a "below...hurricane to hit the East Coast and another to strike in the Gulf of Mexico. The forecast expects nine to 11 tropical storms with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-14/no-sc-hurricane-landfalls-ex
Oil companies head to deeper Gulf waters

...companies are venturing deeper into the Gulf of Mexico as they explore for and produce...deepest producing platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Independence Hub, which began...undiscovered resources in the region. The Gulf of Mexico accounts for about 25 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/05/bus_522777.shtml
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Oil prices charge toward $50 a barrel

...Monday as petroleum output in the Gulf of Mexico returns at a slower-than-expected...according to government data, with Gulf of Mexico output still down nearly 500...that daily oil production in the Gulf of Mexico is 29 percent below normal at about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/28/bus_429720.shtml
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Growing dead zone poses threat to gulf

...oxygen-depleted water stretching across the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana's Mississippi...brackish water. What makes the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone so alarming is that...gallons of water per second into the Gulf of Mexico," he said. "The dead zone is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/26/liv_285661.shtml
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Islands beef up oil protection

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO --- Black Hawk helicopters peppered Louisiana's barrier islands...against an epic oil spill, 4 million gallons and growing, in the Gulf of Mexico.At the site of the ruptured well a mile below the surface, a remote-controlled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-05-10/islands-beef-oil-protectio
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Across the southeast

Rescuers search gulf for drowning victim PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -Rescuers searched the Gulf of Mexico by helicopter Monday for a man who vanished in rough surf, one of four people believed to have drowned off Florida Panhandle beaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/02/met_384111.shtml
Metro
Across the southeast

Tropical storm heads toward Gulf Coast MIAMI -Tropical Storm Lili churned toward the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and could strike the Gulf Coast by the end of the week, forecasters said. It was too early to predict where Lili would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/30/met_355455.shtml
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Thrill-seekers can take zero-gravity ride

ABOARD G-FORCE ONE ABOVE THE GULF OF MEXICO - Space is the one frontier that's out of reach to...Sarasota, and first soared to about 22,000 feet over the Gulf of Mexico. "Five minutes out!" the coaches yelled, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/liv_432307.shtml
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