Category archives for: Americas

NOAA Biologists Recover Fish Tags off Canada

NOAA Biologists Recover Fish Tags off Canada

NOAA Fisheries recently reached out to the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard aboard the ship Cape Spry thanking them for recovering 3 electronic tags NOAA biologists attached to giant bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico. The tags popped off near Prince Edward Island, Canada. An electronic tag recovery is a big deal. After […]

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a Call for Information and Nominations for potential Oil and Gas Lease Sale 242, proposed for the Beaufort Sea Planning Area off Alaska in 2017. The 45-day Call seeks to gather information about specific areas within the Beaufort Sea Planning Area that have the most promising oil and […]

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) initiated a day long unannounced exercise involving Murphy Exploration and Production Company last week. The exercise tested Murphy’s ability to respond to a simulated spill event in accordance with its Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP). The scenario simulated was a loss of well control 75 miles off the […]

USA: Edge Tech to Host Sonar Course Seminar

USA: Edge Tech to Host Sonar Course Seminar

EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, will be holding their annual sonar training seminar in New Bedford, Massachusetts September 23th – 25th, 2014. This comprehensive course will cover sonar theory, operational training, system maintenance and post processing data for all of EdgeTech’s standard side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiling and […]

Gulf Island, Bechtel to Jointly Pursue Opportunities in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Island, Bechtel to Jointly Pursue Opportunities in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. have signed a cooperative agreement with Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Inc. to work together to pursue opportunities for offshore projects for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and abroad. Gulf Island’s fabrication experience, infrastructure, and skilled labor along with Bechtel’s unmatched engineering, project management, and direct-hire construction capabilities, provides customers a […]

Forum Achieves Record Revenue in Q2

Forum Achieves Record Revenue in Q2

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced second quarter 2014 revenue of $428 million compared to $368 million for the second quarter 2013. Net income for the quarter was $40 million or $0.41 per diluted share compared to $30 million or $0.32 per diluted share for the prior year period. Included in the second quarter 2014 results […]

New PORTS Real-Time Data System Officially Dedicated

New PORTS Real-Time Data System Officially Dedicated

Officials from NOAA, the Jacksonville Marine Transportation Exchange, and the Jacksonville Port Authority officially dedicated a new information system which will increase safety for ships using the St. Johns River. The system, called Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS), provides real-time information on water levels, currents, meteorological conditions, and under-bridge clearance, giving users critical information when […]

Cameron Reports Record Second Quarter Revenues

Cameron Reports Record Second Quarter Revenues

Cameron reported earnings per share for the second quarter of 2014 of $1.00 excluding unusual items. This compares to earnings per share for the second quarter of 2013 of $0.77 excluding unusual items. The unusual items for the second quarter of 2014 were after-tax credits of $0.02 per share and a $0.06 per share gain […]

USACE Galveston District Awards Geotechnical Survey Contract to Quaternary Resources

USACE Galveston District Awards Geotechnical Survey Contract to Quaternary Resources

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC  for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. The contract will allow for drilling of suitable material for levee raising and repair to increase the […]

Oceaneering: Subsea Products Operating Income Exceeded ROV

Oceaneering: Subsea Products Operating Income Exceeded ROV

Oceaneering International, Inc. reported record quarterly earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. On revenue of $927.4 million, Oceaneering generated net income of $110.3 million, or $1.02 per share. During the corresponding period in 2013, Oceaneering reported revenue of $820.4 million and net income of $98.8 million, or $0.91 per share. Year over […]







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