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  • 'Slain' Mexico cartel leader dies a second time

    March 10, 2014 5:04 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Cartel kingpin Nazario Moreno Gonzalez had two lives. One ended in late 2010 when the leader of a vicious drug gang ruling the western state of Michoacan was supposedly killed by federal police. The second ended just after his 44th birthday, when he died in a... more »
  • Missing Erath Man Believed to be in Mexico Play Video

    September 30, 2013 7:13 PM

    The search for a missing Erath man is sparking the attention of law enforcement in and outside of the U.S. 20-year-old Damien Trahan was last seen leaving his job at Champagne's Supermarket in Erath a week ago. This is the first missing person's case in Erath since Police Chief... more »
  • Mexico heads back to school with flawed textbooks

    August 19, 2013 3:50 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican children troop back into their classrooms Monday, and they're going to have a quick lesson: Not just school kids make mistakes. Their brand new textbooks have the kinds of errors that they are supposed to be learning not to make - words written with a... more »
  • Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale Could Impact Acadiana

    November 27, 2012 11:48 PM

    Wednesday could be a big day for the oil and gas industry in Louisiana, with more than 20 million acres up for sale in the Western Gulf of Mexico. The areas are open for oil and gas exploration and development and are being put up for sale by the US... more »
  • Immigrants express shock at return of Mexico's PRI

    July 3, 2012 5:59 AM

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U.S. job market. The vast majority of the 40,000 Mexican expatriates who voted in Sunday's election cast ballots against President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto. Many immigrants said Monday that... more »
  • New Mexico: Firefighters Grounded

    June 10, 2012 8:03 PM

    Strong winds have grounded firefighting aircraft in southern New Mexico, where a 40-square-mile fire continues to burn. Crews are also fighting a 22-square-mile wildfire that's burning in Colorado about 15 miles west of Fort Collins. The blazes have forced hundreds from their homes and the evacuation of wolves from a... more »
  • State & others plan 3-day trade mission to Mexico

    January 23, 2012 9:57 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The International Center of Lafayette, the international trade division of the Lafayette Consolidated Government, and the Louisiana Economic Development have organized a three-day oil and gas trade mission for Louisiana companies to Mexico City. The first 15 companies that complete the application and pay a nonrefundable... more »
  • BP Making Plans in the Gulf of Mexico

    September 28, 2011 2:17 AM

    BP is making plans to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. BP's exploration plan (EP) was filed last week with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE). The plans include drilling four wells in the Keathly Canyon area of the Gulf, plans that were... more »
  • Outage Affects Millions in Southwest, Mexico

    September 9, 2011 9:08 AM

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The lights are back on in Arizona and steadily returning to parts of Southern California and Mexico after a power outage affecting millions of people. By early Friday, energy had been restored to some 930,000 users in the region. That's according to a combined tally provided... more »
  • Mexico finds tunnel dug into drains on US border

    September 5, 2011 10:11 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican federal police say they have found a tunnel dug into a border storm drain that leads into the United States. Federal police say the tunnel was presumably used to smuggle people into the United States. It appears smugglers dug a lateral tunnel into a main... more »
  • US Officials Conducting Dead Bird Study in Gulf

    August 7, 2011 2:29 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A new study being conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service aims to determine how many birds may have died during the Gulf oil spill last year. The Press-Register in Mobile (http://bit.ly/qD83rW ) reports that in the "Carcass Drift Study" funded by BP PLC, researchers... more »
  • Mexico extradites welder accused of Miss rapes

    August 5, 2011 10:08 AM

    LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - A welder arrested 15 months ago in Mexico is in a Mississippi jail after extradition and arraignment on charges related to sexual assaults against five women aged 59 and older. The Hattiesburg American reports that Miguel Oros of Tabasco, Mexico, was extradited Wednesday and arraigned Thursday... more »
  • Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Diver in Gulf of Mexico

    July 10, 2011 12:24 PM

    MOBILE, Ala. - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing diver at approximately 3 p.m., Saturday. Coast Guard crews searched more than 37 hours, covering approximately 1,700 square miles, in an effort to locate a male diver. The Coast Guard launched the search Friday after... more »
  • Scientists Fret Over BP Funds for Gulf Research

    April 24, 2011 1:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Scientists say it is taking far too long to dole out millions of dollars in BP funds for badly needed Gulf oil spill research, and it could be too late to assess the crude's impact on pelicans, shrimp and other species by the time studies begin.... more »
  • Along Gulf, Spill Still Defines State of Mind

    April 16, 2011 3:23 PM

    ALONG THE GULF COAST (AP) - In the small brick church across the road from the chocolate waters of Bayou Lafourche, the Rev. Joseph Anthony Pereira unbuttons his collar as the last parishioners pull out of the lot. Tonight, nearly a year after the BP oil spill began, he's asked... more »
  • Mexico finds 13 more bodies, 2 new mass graves

    April 8, 2011 10:41 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Tamaulipas state official says investigators have found 13 more bodies and two new mass graves in the violent border state where 59 bodies were recovered earlier this week. Interior Secretary Morelos Canseco says nine more bodies were found in eight previously known mass graves and... more »
  • Helicopter Crash in Gulf

    March 24, 2011 11:19 PM

    Three workers were rescued Thursday evening after the helicopter they were in tipped into the Gulf of Mexico. The chopper is owned by Lafayette based company, PHI. Witnesses said the chopper was leaving an oil platform in Main Pass, in Plaquemines Parish, when it happened. The helicopter is... more »
  • Federal Government Bills BP for $62 Million

    March 13, 2011 10:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Obama administration has billed BP PLC. for $62 million spent responding to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The federal government sent the bill Friday. It was the 10th bill sent to BP and other companies considered responsible parties. BP is required to pay for... more »
  • Coast Guard: Oil cleanup should be scaled back

    February 11, 2011 8:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The cleanup of oiled beaches along the Gulf of Mexico has reached a point where crews, heavy equipment and thorough scrubbing can cause more damage to the ecosystem than good, the Coast Guard said Friday. Birds, sea turtles, fish and other species are more likely to... more »
  • Feds reopen shrimping grounds in Gulf of Mexico

    February 1, 2011 9:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 4,200-square-mile area of the Gulf of Mexico near BP's blown out well will reopen to deep water shrimping after federal scientists found the fishing grounds free of oil. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will reopen the area in federal waters off Louisiana,... more »
  • Gunmen Kill Ex-Governor in Western Mexico State

    November 21, 2010 5:07 PM

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) - The former governor of the Pacific state of Colima was shot dead late Sunday morning by a group of armed men, authorities said. Silverio Cavazos Ceballos, 41, who left office a year ago, was killed outside his home in the capital city also called Colima, the... more »
  • Spill panel says management culture to blame

    November 9, 2010 9:40 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - It wasn't just the botched technical decisions. BP and other companies' management, communication and overconfidence in dealing with risk led to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, investigators for the presidential commission said Tuesday. The commission's chief engineer, Richard Sears, outlined seven managerial findings, including muddled lines... more »
  • Scientists find dead, dying corals near BP well

    November 4, 2010 9:37 PM

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Federal scientists say they have found damage to deep sea corals and other marine life several miles from where BP's blown-out well spewed millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration along with Penn State University... more »
  • 19 bodies found in Mexico mass grave near Acapulco

    November 3, 2010 9:28 PM

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Police recovered 19 bodies Wednesday in a mass grave identified in a narco-video as the burial site for 20 men who were kidnapped a month ago in the Pacific coast city of Acapulco. Police did not yet know if the bodies found in the grave in... more »
  • Madonna to open string of gyms, starting in Mexico

    October 25, 2010 9:52 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Pop singer Madonna is opening a chain of fitness centers around the world to be known as Hard Candy Fitness global gyms. A partnership between Madonna, her manager and New Evolution Ventures plans to open the first gym in a posh neighborhood in Mexico City on... more »
  • Balloonists in New Mexico are to Pay Tribute to 2 lost at Sea

    October 5, 2010 10:55 AM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The America's Challenge gas balloon race in New Mexico will pay tribute to two balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea. The deputy director of the race says pilots are being asked to hang two chile ristras, or strings of dried chiles, from their... more »
  • Another Chunk of the Gulf of Mexico has Been Opened to Fishing

    October 1, 2010 1:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another chunk of the Gulf of Mexico has been opened to fishing after seafood tests and surveys found no oil contamination threat. The 5,628-square-mile area is just west of the Mississippi River delta and about 75 miles south of the BP well that spewed millions of... more »
  • UPDATE-Refinery Explosion in Mexico

    September 7, 2010 1:07 PM

    UPDATE- CADEREYTA, Mexico (AP) - An explosion at Mexico's third-largest refinery Tuesday killed one worker and injured 10, the state-run oil company said. The blast at the Cadereyta refinery outside the northeastern city of Monterrey was caused by a leak in a hydrogen recirculation compressor, Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said... more »
  • Northern Gulf of Mexico Fishing Ban Lifted

    September 2, 2010 4:45 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Federal authorities have lifted a fishing ban in the northern Gulf of Mexico from the Florida Panhandle to the far eastern coast of Louisiana. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said Thursday about 5,130 square miles of federal waters from Pensacola west through Alabama and Mississippi are... more »
  • Mexico says drug lord 'the Barbie' captured

    August 30, 2010 10:21 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Federal police on Monday captured a Texas-born alleged drug kingpin who faces trafficking charges in the U.S. and has been blamed for a vicious turf war that has included bodies hung from bridges and shootouts in central Mexico. The arrest of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, alias "the... more »
  • Oil beneath the surface? Thousands of boats in Gulf

    August 26, 2010 7:00 PM

    More than a thousand Vessels of Opportunity are still scanning the Gulf of Mexico for traces of oil, but where are crews looking? Four months after BP's oil disaster, there are no signs of crude from the air. "We saw no large concentrations of oil," said Lt. Regina Caffrey... more »
  • Mexico Slaps Tariffs on US Goods Over Trucking Ban

    August 16, 2010 8:33 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico says it will increase tariffs on a total of 99 U.S. products to pressure Washington to lift a ban on Mexican trucks entering the United States. Last year, Mexico added tariffs to 89 products after the U.S. canceled a pilot program that allowed some Mexican... more »
  • Oil Spill Work on Hold as Bonnie Approaches

    July 23, 2010 6:56 AM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Work to permanently choke off the oil well that had been spewing into the Gulf of Mexico was at a standstill Friday after ships around the site were ordered to evacuate ahead of the approaching Tropical Storm Bonnie. There had been worries that... more »
  • July 19, Day 90 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    July 19, 2010 5:00 PM

    A summary of events Monday, July 19, Day 90 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • July 14, Day 85 Of The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill

    July 14, 2010 12:42 PM

    A summary of events Wednesday, July 14, Day 85 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • July 13, Day 84 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    July 13, 2010 11:04 AM

    A summary of events Tuesday, July 13, Day 84 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • Day 78 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    July 7, 2010 4:16 PM

    A summary of events Wednesday, July 7, Day 78 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • Giant Oil Skimmer Being Tested in Gulf of Mexico

    July 3, 2010 4:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gulf of Mexico cleanup crews working to block millions of gallons of oil from reaching land may soon have a giant on their side, if a weekend test of a new skimmer goes well. The Taiwanese vessel dubbed "A Whale," which its owners describe as the... more »
  • Birds Migrating Toward The Gulf Of Mexico In Coming Months

    June 29, 2010 11:32 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill prompts a new push to quickly increase wetlands habitat for birds migrating toward the Gulf of Mexico. "More than 50 million migratory birds traveling south in coming months will instinctively head toward the marshes and coastlands of the northern Gulf... more »
  • Chefs and Food Stars: Stop Worrying About Gulf Of Mexico Seafood

    June 28, 2010 3:40 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - They are James Beard award winners, Food Network stars, Top Chef consultants, and providers of some of some of the most prized dishes in the country, and they had a single message - stop worrying about Gulf of Mexico seafood, and buy it. The chefs... more »
  • Gulf Of Mexico "Dead Zone" Unusually Large This Year

    June 28, 2010 12:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Researchers predict the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone," an underwater area with little or no oxygen, will be unusually large this year. But it's unknown how the oil spill will affect it. Government-funded scientists expect a zone measuring 6,500 to 7,800 square miles - about the... more »
  • June 25, Day 66 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 25, 2010 10:55 AM

    A summary of events Friday, June 25, Day 66 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • June 24, Day 65 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 24, 2010 11:14 AM

    A summary of events Thursday, June 24, Day 65 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast... more »
  • Mexico Seeks Extradition of Ex-'Survivor' Producer

    June 23, 2010 9:55 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico has formally requested the extradition of American reality TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman on charges of killing his wife at a Cancun resort, an official said Wednesday. The Foreign Relations Department official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to comment publicly on... more »
  • June 22, Day 63 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 22, 2010 11:45 AM

    A summary of events on Tuesday, June 22, Day 63 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Crews Drill Deep into Gulf of Mexico to Halt Leak

    June 20, 2010 6:49 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Drilling crews are grinding ever deeper to build the relief wells that are the best hope of stopping the massive oil leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The crew of Transocean Ltd.'s Development Driller II finished pouring cement Sunday morning... more »
  • June 17, Day 58 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 17, 2010 2:04 PM

    A summary of events on Thursday, June 17, Day 58 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • June 16, Day 57 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 16, 2010 11:46 AM

    A summary of events on Wednesday, June 16, Day 57 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • June 15, Day 56 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 15, 2010 12:49 PM

    A summary of events on Tuesday, June 15, Day 56 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • June 14, Day 55 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 14, 2010 11:53 AM

    A summary of events on Monday, June 14, Day 55 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • June 9, Day 50 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 9, 2010 10:57 AM

    A summary of events on Wednesday, June 9, Day 50 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Day 49 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    June 8, 2010 11:02 AM

    A summary of events on Tuesday, June 8, Day 49 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Day 45 Of The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill

    June 4, 2010 12:18 PM

    A summary of events on Friday, June 4, Day 45 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Mexico Begins Extradition Process For TV Producer

    June 2, 2010 10:06 PM

    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Cancun prosecutors said Wednesday they have begun extradition proceedings for a TV producer being sought in his wife's death at a posh hotel in this Caribbean resort after officially confirming he is not in Mexico. Quintana Roo state assistant attorney general Rodolfo Garcia said his office... more »
  • Day 29 of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    May 18, 2010 5:46 PM

    (AP) Events May 18, Day 29 of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers.... more »
  • Man Suspected in 2006 Killing Arrested

    May 18, 2010 9:33 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A man suspected of abducting a grandmother in a suburban New Orleans park and killing her in 2006 has been arrested in Mexico, according to the Jefferson Parish sheriff. Edmundo Cerda-Anima, 25, was taken into custody Friday with the help of the New Orleans Violent Crime... more »
  • Day 21 Of The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    May 10, 2010 6:54 PM

    By The Associated Press Events May 10, Day 21 of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Fishing Closure Due to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    May 10, 2010 2:47 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Announces Further Recreational and Commercial Fishing Closure due to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced today it will be closing recreational and commercial fishing in further areas of state waters as a precautionary response to the oil... more »
  • Day 17 of The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    May 6, 2010 3:59 PM

    By The Associated Press Events May 6, Day 17 of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The... more »
  • Turtle Deaths In The Gulf of Mexico

    May 5, 2010 12:39 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A federal fisheries official says the government is investigating whether aggressive shrimp boats are causing turtle deaths in the Gulf of Mexico. Sheryan Epperly, sea turtle team leader for the National Marine Fisheries Service, said Wednesday that officials are looking into whether some of the boats... more »
  • 1,000 bottles of Dawn Dishwashing Liquid to the Gulf of Mexico

    May 3, 2010 3:31 PM

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. says it has rushed 1,000 bottles of Dawn dishwashing liquid to the Gulf of Mexico region to help clean wildlife soiled by the massive oil spill. A P&G spokeswoman says a shipment from a Kansas City plant was delivered by truck Saturday and... more »
  • Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico Has Become Far Worse

    April 29, 2010 11:47 AM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has become far worse than initially thought crept toward the coast Thursday as government officials offered help from the military to prevent a disaster that could destroy fragile marshlands along the shore. An executive for BP... more »
  • Oil Burning in the Gulf of Mexico

    April 28, 2010 5:36 PM

    OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - It's a hellish scene: Giant sheets of flame racing across the Gulf of Mexico as thick, black smoke billows high into sky. This, though, is no Hollywood action movie. It's the real-life plan to be deployed just 20 miles from the Gulf Coast... more »
  • Monitoring the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

    April 26, 2010 11:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities continue to monitor the size and direction of a Gulf of Mexico oil sheen by air, while using robotic underwater equipment to try to shut off its source at a wrecked deepwater drilling platform. The Coast Guard and the companies that owned an operated the... more »
  • Oil Platform Sank Into The Gulf of Mexico

    April 22, 2010 2:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An oil platform that burned for more than day after a massive explosion sank into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Crews searched by air and water for 11 workers still missing from the Deepwater Horizon, though one relative said family... more »
  • Coast Guard extinguish offshore fire in Gulf

    February 24, 2010 10:40 AM

    The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that a fire offshore early this morning has been extinguished. Officials stationed in Morgan City say the fire started after a vessel struck a pipeline off the south central coast of Louisiana. There are no reports of injuries at this time and the incident... more »
  • More offshore platforms are becoming active following Ida

    November 11, 2009 3:57 PM

    Tropical Storm Ida Activity Statistics Update - November 11, 2009: Minerals Management Service monitors activities through its Continuity of Operations Plan NEW ORLEANS - Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are reboarding platforms and rigs and restoring production following Tropical Storm Ida. The Minerals Management... more »
  • Rigs and platforms evacuated for TS Ida

    November 9, 2009 3:19 PM

    Tropical Storm Ida Activity Statistics Update - November 9, 2009: Minerals Management Service monitors activities through its Continuity of Operations Plan NEW ORLEANS - Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of Tropical Storm Ida. The Minerals Management... more »
  • Two hurt in chopper crash in Gulf off Galveston

    November 2, 2009 8:48 AM

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A helicopter crash on takeoff from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico left two men injured and the aircraft in the water. A spokesman for Broussard, La.,-based Rotorcraft Leasing Co., which serves the oil and gas industry, said Monday the cause of the crash is... more »

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