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US rig count jumps by 15 to 939; Louisiana, New Mexico add 5

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 939......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 12th, 2018

US Oil Rig Count Jumps by 9, Price Up More Than 2% for the Week

The U.S. land-based oil rig count rose by nine this week after steady declines. Oklahoma saw six rigs added in the state and New Mexico added four to its portion of the Permian basin......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 10th, 2017

Oil and gas plumes found at site of 13-year-old leak in Gulf

Federal officials say they have found fresh evidence of an "ongoing oil release" at the site of a 13-year-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, where chronic sheens often stretch for miles (kilometers) off Louisiana's coast......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 18th, 2017

Interior to offer largest oil and gas lease sale in US

The Interior Department says it will propose the largest oil and gas lease sale ever held in the United States — nearly 77 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 24th, 2017

Gasoline Prices Drop for Sixth Straight Week

U.S. gas prices continue to slide as gasoline inventories continue rising as oil production in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico recovers from this summer's storms......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 23rd, 2017

Cleanup Under Way After Large Oil Spill Off Louisiana Coast

An offshore pipeline fracture that spilled as much as 9,350 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana appeared to be contained, the company involved said on Sunday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2017

Interest in earthquake insurance jumps after Mexico quakes

The Mexico quakes, and before that the hurricanes in the southern United States, sparked a "dramatic increa.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2017

Harvey not likely to weigh much on farm freight, logistics: Cargill CEO

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] does not expect a significant impact on freight costs or logistics from the massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, its top executive said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 1st, 2017

Harvey will make a second "landfall" on Wednesday — here"s what it could mean for Texas and Louisiana

Jonathan Bachman/ReutersThe bulk of Tropical Storm Harvey may be deteriorating and drifting back over the Gulf of Mexico, but meteorologists say its threat is far from over. After making la.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2017

Offshore drilling co. announces more job cuts

Houston’s Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE: RDC) told the Texas Workforce Commission it plans to cut 60 to 85 jobs on a rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The Rowan EXL III rig currently is working for Arena Offshore near Lake Charles, Louisiana, but that contrac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2017

The Gulf Of Mexico's Dead Zone Is The Biggest Ever Seen - WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FMThe Gulf Of Mexico's Dead Zone Is The Biggest Ever SeenWABE 90.1 FMThe teal blue area along the Louisiana coastline represents a "dead zone" of oxygen-depleted water. .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 3rd, 2017

Former law firm employee indicted on fraud charges

Robyn Smith, of Mexico, Missouri, has been indicted on one felony count of wire fraud as part of an embezzlement scheme from her former employer. From 2011 to 2016, Smith embezzled more than $200,000 from the Mexico, Missouri, law firm, where she.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

US Oil Rig Count Drops For First Time In 24 Weeks As Trump Unveils US-Mexico Petroleum Pipeline

Last week saw US crude production decline by the most since Aug 2016 (perhaps affected by .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 30th, 2017

In disaster"s wake, BP doubles down on deepwater despite surging shale

THUNDER HORSE OIL PLATFORM, Gulf of Mexico (Reuters) - About 300 BP workers commute 150 miles here by helicopter, from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig can pump in a year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2017

Louisiana sinking into the Gulf of Mexico is a major threat to billions worth of oil infrastructure

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesThat Louisiana is sinking into the Gulf of Mexico is not news. Rising seas and coastline erosion have been working together for decades, but this sinking may well be h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2017

US oil-rig count jumps for record 21st week in a row

Ted S. Warren/APThe US oil-rig count rose for a 21st straight period this week, the longest streak in at least three decades, underscoring that robust shale production .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2017

How African-Americans disappeared from the Kentucky Derby

Getty Images / Andy LyonsWhen the horses enter the gate for the 143rd Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska and France. None will be African-American. That’s been the norm for quite a while. When Marlo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2017

US rig count rises 8 this week to 847; New Mexico up 7

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 8 this week to 847.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsApr 13th, 2017

Grupo Financiero (BSMX) Jumps: Stock Gains 5% in Session

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (BSMX) moved big last session, as it.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMar 27th, 2017

US oil rig count jumps for 10th straight week, Baker Hughes says

REUTERS/Balazs KoranyiThe US oil-rig count spiked by 21 to 652 this week, according to oilfield-services giant Baker Hughes.  That's the highest total count sinc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2017

US rig count increases 12 this week to 768; Louisiana up 5

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 768.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMar 10th, 2017