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...spill size in BP caseNEW ORLEANS - A federal judge determined Thursday that more oil than BP estimated spilled into the Gulf of Mexico after a rig explosion in 2010, a decision that could potentially cost the oil giant more than $13 billion.U.S...

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...

Rants & Raves

...anything better to do.THE KEYSTONE PIPELINE project is for the sole benefit of providing Canada a way to move oil to the Gulf of Mexico for shipment to South America ? not for U.S. use. It is a Canadian project, so I hope they are going to pay the...

Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...which has confused consumers. NHTSA says the affected area includes Florida, Puerto Rico; limited areas near the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Louisiana; as well as Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Virgin Islands...

Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

...said.The survey looked at shrimp sold in Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; and various spots around the Gulf of Mexico as well as New York City, which it deemed the worst offender.The group acknowledged that the survey was a small...

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...

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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...

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Church is built to withstand hurricanes

...bedrock, the waterfront church just yards from the Gulf of Mexico is built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane with winds...remnants of Tropical Storm Karen were plowing through the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, he baptized a visitor in the Gulf after...

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...

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...