oil industry http://wwno.org en Natural Gas Well Leaking In Gulf http://wwno.org/post/natural-gas-well-leaking-gulf <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Coast Guard says natural gas is leaking from a well at a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon,&nbsp;<font color="red">La</font>.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:55:49 +0000 JANET McCONNAUGHEY | The Associated Press 39185 at http://wwno.org Production starts at ultra-deep Gulf oil field http://wwno.org/post/production-starts-ultra-deep-gulf-oil-field <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Petrobras USA says production has begun at its Chinook oil field in the ultra-deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:45:19 +0000 The Associated Press 20029 at http://wwno.org Forum Energy Technologies to expand http://wwno.org/post/forum-energy-technologies-expand <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Forum Energy Technologies says it plans to build a new 150,000-square-foot facility in St. Martin Parish to produce onshore and offshore drilling equipment for global customers.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:11:53 +0000 The Associated Press 19947 at http://wwno.org Anti-blowout technology in lab at Nicholls http://wwno.org/post/anti-blowout-technology-lab-nicholls <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A new laboratory at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux will give students hands-on experience with the kind of equipment used to prevent blowouts and other catastrophes on oil rigs.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:03:56 +0000 The Associated Press 19790 at http://wwno.org Environmental Groups Call For Change After Isaac Pollution Reports From Energy Industry http://wwno.org/post/environmental-groups-call-change-after-isaac-pollution-reports-energy-industry <p>Three environmental groups say more than 90 reports of pollution triggered by Hurricane Isaac is evidence the energy industry needs greater oversight. They say depending on industry to monitor itself isn’t working. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 19483 at http://wwno.org