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Storm Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana
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U.S. warns of pirates in southern Gulf of MexicoThe U.S. government on Wednesday issued a warning about the threat posed by pirates to boats and oil installations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, in the latest sign of concern about ongoing security..
Storm Cristobal slows advance, dropping heavy rains on LouisianaTropical Storm Cristobal on Sunday slowed its advance through the Gulf of Mexico, bringing a coastal storm surge, high winds and rain to southeast Louisiana, where it is expected make landfall later..
Energy firms pare 34% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, 32% of gas: offshore regulatorOil and gas producers operating in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have pared 34% of offshore oil and 32% of natural gas output ahead of Tropical Storm Cristobal, offshore regulator Bureau of Safety and..
Oil workers, Louisiana residents flee ahead of Storm CristobalTropical Storm Cristobal on Saturday dumped rain from Louisiana to the Florida peninsula as it moved through the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, prompting evacuations of several southeast Louisiana towns and..
Energy firms shut 33% of offshore oil output ahead of Storm CristobalOil and gas producers operating in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have pared 33% of offshore oil and 31% of natural gas output ahead of Tropical Storm Cristobal, offshore regulator Bureau of Safety and..
Oil refineries, offshore drillers face hurricane challenges amid pandemicAs oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, experts said restarting wells and refineries will take longer and..
U.S. drilling industry says offshore ban would crush jobs, government revenuesA U.S. ban on new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which presidential hopeful Joe Biden promised to enact if elected, would lead to hundreds of thousands of job losses and billions in lost..
NHC: 20% chance of cyclone for system extending across FloridaA broad trough of low pressure extending across Florida and the adjacent Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico waters has a 20% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane..
No eyes? No problem. Marine creature expands boundaries of visionA cousin of the starfish that resides in the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico lacks eyes, but can still see, according to scientists who studied this creature that expands the boundaries..
Hernan Cortes: Conquistador anchors found off Mexico Gulf CoastThey may have belonged to fleet led by Hernán Cortés, who conquered the Aztec empire.
Italian ship attacked by pirates in Mexico, two crew hurtPirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit..
U.S. Coast Guard hunts man who went overboard from cruise shipThe U.S. Coast Guard was searching early on Friday for a 26-year-old man who went overboard from a Carnival Cruise ship about 47 miles (76 km) out in the Gulf of Mexico, near the port of Galveston in..
TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: tradersTC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on..
Britain's move to join U.S. Gulf mission frustrates European plansBritain's decision to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Gulf has delayed European efforts to set up a maritime force to ensure safe shipping in the Strait of Hormuz separate from American patrols,..
BHP halts plan to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as storm-threat lessensBHP on Saturday canceled a plan to evacuate some workers from two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as Hurricane Dorian's latest track lessened the threat to its oil production facilities.
BP evacuates non-essential staff from four Gulf of Mexico oil platformsBP on Friday evacuated non-essential staff from its four operated offshore oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, joining several other firms taking similar steps.
Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricaneChevron Corp and BHP Group said on Friday they are evacuating non-essential workers from four oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the threat from Hurricane Dorian.
FM says Norway deliberating response to U.S.' Gulf naval mission planNorway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf.
U.S. and UK presence in Gulf brings insecurity: Iran Revolutionary Guards navy chiefThe presence of America and Britain in the Gulf region brings insecurity, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards navy, Alireza Tangsiri, was reported as saying by the ILNA news agency.
'A strait for a strait': Iran demands access to Gibraltar waters after UK joins US maritime force in GulfBritain had indicated it would join European force in fractious Gulf waters, but now joins US operation
UK joins United States for maritime security mission in GulfBritain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
Britain joins US naval mission to protect international shipping in Gulf amid escalating security crisis with IranWhitehall officials insist mission will transition to European command in time
Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TVIranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid..
U.S. 'very confident' it can build maritime initiative in Gulf: PompeoU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was "very confident" the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and..
Britain tells Iran: there will be no tanker swapBritain on Thursday ruled out exchanging an Iranian tanker detained by Gibraltar for a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf.
U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary'The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S...
Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of captureBritain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in..
US to send troops to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran growThe deployment of soldiers and fighter jets comes amid heightened tensions with Iran in the Gulf.
UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulationsThe British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations.
Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in GulfIran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this month, ratcheting up tension along a vital..
UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more security in the GulfFurther protection must be provided for merchant vessels after a British flagged tanker was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz, the head of the UK Chamber of Shipping..
Trump says U.S. Navy 'destroyed' Iranian drone in GulfPresident Donald Trump said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident to stir tensions in..