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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 28, 2013

This summer we posted on Anadarko’s Lucius spar, the 605-foot-long steel tube that would support the company’s newest Gulf of Mexico production platform. Now Anadarko has released three videos of operations to tow the 23,000-ton spar 340 miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, where it was erected in more than 7,000 feet of water and will be fitted with its topsides – the platform the company expects will begin producing oil the second half of next year. This is must-see video.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 22, 2010

They showed up at Louisiana State University's (LSU) the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's (ULL) Cajundome in droves, an estimated 15,000 thousand people who decided to stand up and be counted. They were energy workers, housewives, fishermen, and small-business people united in their desire to get back to work.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 20, 2010

It's been three months since the Deepwater Horizon accident, and finally one new offshore drilling project has been approved.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 20, 2010

Two separate studies indicate that tens of thousands of Gulf Coast jobs and billions of dollars in economic growth are likely to disappear as a result of the administration's deepwater drilling moratorium and the leaking well.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 9, 2010

A three-judge panel in New Orleans yesterday struck down the six-month deepwater drilling moratorium which had led to the layoff of thousands of Gulf Coast energy workers.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 2, 2010

Have you considered what could happen if the United States banned all offshore drilling? Today Gulf U.S. offshore oil and natural gas production accounts for more than 30 percent of the oil and 13 percent of natural gas produced in the United States every year. (EIA) If drilling were stopped by government edict over safety and environmental concerns, the results could be catastrophic. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 30, 2010

About one-quarter of U.S. oil production and nearly 10 percent of natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut-in due to Hurricane Alex, the first June hurricane to develop in the Atlantic region since 1995. 

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