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Monday, November 12, 2012

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MORE MONSTERS SURFACE IN GULF OF MEXICO. No Reporters in Louisiana. No Government Officials seen Anywhere. No Oil Company Executives in the State or in the Gulf of Mexico. Where did Everybody go in time of Crisis?
Well O Well O Well: Another Well Blow Out occurred the day before the Elections. I guess it is not a big story anymore since the Gulf is Dead already and Louisiana is sinking. Why Bother?

I am sorry to once again bring You more bad news of a Blowout. The complete update is below from YouTube Reporter, Pink. The Title of her vid is: BP Oil Update. (thanks Pink). I have not been able to confirm it is a BP Well that Blew. A great thing about our Google Community (G+, YouTube, Blogger) is how we help each other with research on the topics we explore. (i.e...Usually News not being reported by the canned version of News Media). I think we work together trying to discover the truth of situations. I believe everyone on the Gulf Coast is trying to access the risk of their location, or at least those who know there is a danger  in remaining near the coast.
There are many reports and updates now on the Sinkhole. There are many reports and a few updates on the BP Oil Spill. However, I do not feel these 2 disasters are enough to be sinking Louisiana. So, tonight I bring to the table a few Articles and Vids that definitely show a bigger Picture. There are many deepwater wells already out there in addition to the original BP deepwell blowout. Independence Hub is a massive operation pumping out record amounts of gas as You will see below.
Dredging of the mouth of the Mississippi also displaces the dirt. The marshes are dying from the salt and sinking on the coastline. The Birds are dying from Oil.
I hope you will watch the video lineup I selected for You tonight. So much money is being spent on the oil business. Our Government is paying bonuses to oil companies to come drill in the Gulf and in Louisiana (as you will see below). They have changed permit requirements to aid the oil companies by getting rid of the red tape. The oil companies appear to be paying our Government for these nice favors.
Looks like the only ones not dripping in diamonds from the great wealth being pumped out, are the people who happen to live on top of the sinking playground.
We seem to be dripping in oil and poisoned chemicals, gases and radiation.







U.S., Gulf of Mexico MC 920
Landmark: Subsea deepwater completion record
The Independence Hub will produce gas from discoveries that have been made in the Eastern and Central Planning Areas by lead operator Anadarko Petroleum Company and partners that include Dominion, Kerr-McGee, Spinnaker and Murphy. The discoveries in the Eastern Planning Area include Spiderman (DeSoto Canyon Blocks 620 and 621), San Jacinto (DeSoto Canyon Block 618), Atlas Northwest (Lloyd Ridge Block 5), Atlas (DeSoto Canyon Block 50), Mondo Northwest (Lloyd Ridge Blocks 1 and 2), and Cheyenne (Lloyd Ridge Block 399). Discoveries in the Central Planning Area include Jubilee (Atwater Valley Blocks 305 and 349), Vortex (Atwater Valley Block 261), and Merganser (Atwater Valley 37). The Hub topsides will be located in Mississippi Canyon Block 920, 110 miles (177 km) southeast of the Mississippi River Delta.
This will be a succession of world record water depths for completions ranging from 7,900 ft (Merganser) to 9000 ft (Atlas) (2400-2750C). The equipment is not insulated. Trees are trim FF. ManTIS equipment is trim EE.


  • Contract Award: 2005
  • Sales: Houston, Texas
  • Fabrication Trees: Houston, Texas
  • Fabrication Controls: Houston, Texas
  • Service Base: Houston, Texas
  • Host Type: Deep-Draft Semisubmersible
  • Contract Type: Firm, Fixed Price









  • All wells differ in ownership.


    • Anadarko
    • Dominion
    • Murphy
    • Kerr-McGee
    • Enterprise
    • Spinnaker (Norsk Hydro)


    • 1 of 2 Obsession For Fossil Fuel: Deep Water 

      Drilling

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2LT-9c0aTw
      Published on Oct 22, 2012 by 
      I was all for deepwater drilling when I started research for this slide show. Afterwards, I'm not so sure. There have been so many 'accidents' with deepwater rigs, so many deaths

      Something that really bothers me is the fact that Gulf alone has over 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells....some the governing agencies don't even know where they are! So many spills...many are not reported in the media so we never even hear about them. What about the other waters of the world? So much pollution of our oceans. It is truly frightening!

      To drill or not to drill.....with or without you, they're gonna do it.

      I obtained these photos from the Internet.
      The music is The Mancini orchestra: "With Or Without You".
      I do not hold any copyright for the photos or the music used in this slide show.

      This is slideshow #1 of what I anticipate will eventually be 3 on the topic of oil/gas extraction.

      I hope you enjoy and perhaps even learn from this slide show. I had NO idea these rigs and platforms were so big...nor did I realize that while the drilling platforms are towed or taken to other sites that needs to be drilled, the pumping station is 'permanent'. The life of a pumping station is about 20 years after which time it must be refitted. Frequently it is just forced to sink and is replaced if the well is still productive.

      The first part of this slide show concentrates on pictures of intact, working rigs. The last part shows....well, watch and see.

      I encourage you to do some research regarding these platforms on the Internet. Just type 'offshore drilling' in your browser....there is a plethora of information out there that will inform and amaze you.

      Of the many slide shows I've created this one is my favorite. I like the way the music and the pictures came together.

      If you like this slide show, I hope you'll click the 'thumbs up' button and/or leave a comment about it. Ditto if you don't like it.

      Thanks for watching my slide show!
      Be well!
      Nina

      2 0f 2 Obsession for Fossil Fuel: 

      Land drilling

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LkSVZIDam0
      Published on Nov 11, 2012 by 
      I grew up in an area with many older producing oil pumps. There wasn't anything unusual to come up on one when I was out riding. It was easy to spot one because there was usually a flare burning off the gas and a sludge pit was always nearby always gaving off a very peculiar but familiar odor.

      The wells were old enough that weeds were growing around them again but there were always huge track bump ruts in the earth and crops wouldn't grow well there anymore.

      Now I live in the land of the Marcellus gas shale. The gas is extracted by fracturing the shale deep underground then forcing chemicals and water into the well which then allows the gas to be removed. They call it 'fracking' for short but what they do is fracture the earth.

      It's a complicated process which requires a lot of equipment, a lot of chemical-laced water, and a lot of land around the derrick for work space. Most of that land is rendered useless for quite a long time.

      In both situations above, the owner of the land where the fossil fuel is located is all for drilling. I can't say I blame them much. It produces a nice income.

      Then there are those who are against drilling because of what it does to the air, the land, and the local water supplies.

      At this point, I understand the need for both oil and gas. Petroleum is used for much more than just the making of gasoline. Hundreds, even thousands of household as well as commercial products are petroleum based.

      I'm not a tree hugger or even much of a conversationalist but it does occur to me that some day we're going to have to pay the piper for what we're doing to our planet.

      We cut down the trees which provide us with oxygen, we suck things from the earth faster than the earth can produce them and in the process we mess up the land, leave caverns beneath our homes, and contaminate our fresh water as well as our air.

      It's a problem. We've known for years that its a problem yet we've not really done anything about the problem.

      This slide show shows you how the West Coast looked in the 20's when the race for 'black gold' was in its hey-day. Then it moves on to modern derricks then to the by products and dangers of drilling.

      I hope you enjoy and maybe even learn from this slide show. If you do, please be so kind as to leave a 'thumbs up'.

      Thank you for watching my slide show.
      Be well!
      Nina

      Independence Hub, Gulf of Mexico, United States of America

      The Independence Hub is located on Mississippi Canyon block 920 in a water depth of 8,000ft. It is the result of five independent exploration and production companies and a midstream energy company coming together to facilitate the development of multiple ultra-deepwater natural gas and condensate discoveries in the previously untapped Eastern Gulf of Mexico. The group is an affiliate of Enterprise and the Atwater Valley Producers Group, which includes Anadarko, Dominion, Kerr-McGee, Spinnaker and Devon Energy.
      The development is based on six natural gas anchor fields in the Atwater Valley, DeSoto Canyon and Lloyd Ridge areas of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The fields' water depths range from 7,800ft to 9,000ft. First production from the platform occurred in July 2007. By the end of 2007 the platform reached its design capacity of one billion cubic feet of gas per day.
      In March 2010 one Mondo field well was completed and another is planned towards the end of 2010. The new wells will be connected to the platform in 2011.

      Independence wells

      Atlas / Atlas NW (Lloyd Ridge blocks 5 / 49 / 50): Anadarko (100%) encountered 180ft of gross pay in nearly 9,000ft of water in June 2003. Atlas was followed by a satellite discovery, Atlas NW, in January 2004.
      Jubilee (Atwater Valley blocks 305 / 349 and Lloyd Ridge blocks 265 / 309): Anadarko (100%) discovered the Jubilee field in April 2003 in 8,800ft of water. The discovery well encountered 83ft of net pay and was drilled to the target depth of 18,310ft.
      Merganser (Atwater Valley blocks 36 / 37): Kerr-McGee (50%) discovered Merganser in 2001 approximately 180 miles south of Mobile in a water depth of 7,900ft. Four high-quality Miocene reservoirs were penetrated and each has excellent flow characteristics. Devon Energy holds the remaining 50%.
      Independence Hub's new Mondo wells will be connected to the platform in 2011."
      San Jacinto (DeSoto Canyon blocks 618 / 619): Dominion announced the San Jacinto natural gas discovery in April 2004. It lies approximately 140 miles south of Mobile Bay. Dominion (53%) is the operator on behalf of Spinnaker (27%) and Kerr-McGee (20%). The discovery well was drilled to a total measured depth of 15,829ft and encountered approximately 100ft of net pay in multiple reservoir sands. This was followed by an appraisal well encountering 100ft of net pay in the same multiple reservoir sands. The field will be developed jointly with the Spiderman discovery.
      Spiderman (DeSoto Canyon blocks 620 / 621): The Spiderman field was discovered in November 2003. It was drilled in 8,100ft of water to a total depth of 18,065ft and encountered more than 140ft of net pay. Anadarko (45%) operates the field on behalf of Dominion (36.67%) and Spinnaker (18.33%)
      Vortex (Atwater Valley blocks 217 / 261 and Lloyd Ridge blocks 177 / 221): Vortex - Anadarko (50%) and Kerr-McGee (50%) - was discovered in December 2002 and is located in a water depth of 8,344ft. The exploration well penetrated approximately 75ft of high-quality pay in a Miocene-age reservoir.
      Mondo NW (Lloyd Ridge blocks 1 / 2): Anadarko (50%) discovered the field in December 2004. Murphy Exploration & Production Company owns the remaining 50% interest in the field. The field is located at a water depth of 8,412ft.
      Q (Mississippi Canyon blocks 960 / 961 / 1004 / 1005): Q field was discovered in June 2005 and is operated by StatoilHydro, which has a 50% interest in the field. The remaining 50% is held by Eni. Q field is located at a water depth of 7,973ft.

      Independence Hub platform

      The Independence Hub fields are tied-back to the platform through producer-owned subsea flowline systems. The Independence Hub is owned by Enterprise, which designed, constructed and installed the platform in 2007.
      "The Anadarko platform cost $385m."
      The deep-draft, semi-submersible platform with a two-level production deck, is capable of processing 5,000bpd of condensate and one billion cubic feet of gas per day. There are 12 10in risers and four 8in risers, as well as 12 control umbilicals. Gas is exported by a 20in riser.
      The semisubmersible has a payload of 13,800t and displacement of 45,860t. It is moored in a 12-leg mooring system with 9in rope. The hull measures 232ft square and 170ft in height. The hull columns measure 46ft² and the pontoons are 36ft by 26ft. The draft is 105ft. The topsides weight 10,250t and measure 140ft by 220ft by 35ft. There is accommodation for 16 people.
      The Anadarko-operated platform was built at a cost of $385m. It has an excess payload capacity to tie-back up to ten additional fields.
      Enterprise also installed 140 miles of 24in pipeline with a capacity of approximately 850ft³ per day of gas. Owned and operated by Enterprise, the pipeline is called Independence Trail. The pipeline redelivers the production from Independence Hub into the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which is located in West Delta 68. The total cost of the pipeline was estimated at $280m.

      Independence Hub contracts

      Enterprise awarded key contracts to:
      • Atlantia Offshore for hull and mooring systems design, fabrication, construction and dry transportation to the staging site at Ingleside, Texas
      • Heerema Marine Contractors for hull and mooring systems transport and installation
      • Alliance Engineering for topsides engineering
      • Kiewit Offshore Services for topsides fabrication and installation onto the hull
      • Allseas USA for installation of the gas pipeline
      • Marlow Ropes for mooring lines
      http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/independence/
      The Independence Hub is a development based on six natural gas anchor fields in the Atwater Valley, DeSoto Canyon and Lloyd Ridge areas of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
      The Independence Hub fields will be tied-back to the platform through producer-owned subsea flowline systems.
      The platform, which is operated by Anadarko, has excess payload capacity to tie-back up to ten additional fields.

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      Feature Presentation:
      This very informative vid shows us the Mega-Money thrown in Gulf of Mexico
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      National Geographic

       MegaStructures 

      Deep Sea 

      Drillers

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-lcud6hkYg
      Uploaded by  on Dec 10, 2011
      Check out my other videos on Megastructures of National Geographic Channel

      This Article from 2006 is very informative, but you will have to go to link below to read it. Can not share here
      http://www.rigzone.com/news/article.asp?a_id=37392
      Independence Project a Blueprint for Future Deepwater Exploration


      The Independence Project in the ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), only a vision three years ago, is eight months away from piping up to 1 Bcf/d of natural gas to U.S. markets. The record-setting collaboration by a midstream operator, four independent producers and an offshore production contractor could serve as a blueprint for other deepwater endeavors in the future.


      Independence Hub setting records in energy production
      http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/cleveland/news/article_4fe66fc0-f4b8-5d4d-b0b3-ac447a063db3.html

      Independence Hub setting records in energy production

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      By: Jamie Nash

      One-hundred thirty-four miles from the shore in the Gulf of Mexico 

      lies Independence Hub, the flagship of two major players

       in the drilling industry.


      The world record-setting Independence Project was made possible 

      by Lease Sale 181 in 2001 and began producing natural gas in 2007.

      “The acreage opened up in 2001, companies leased, had exploration, 

      came together, and it took only six years to begin production in a

       frontier area of the Gulf of Mexico,” said John Christiansen, 

      External Communications Manager for The Woodlands base 

      Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.
      The project was originally proposed by Enterprise Products Partners, 

      LP, which owns 80 percent of the hub, with the remaining 

      20 percent owned by Helix Energy Solutions.

      “Enterprise was responsible for the design, engineering, 

      construction and installation of the hub,” said Rick Rainey, 

      Public Relations Director for 

      Enterprise Products Partners, LP. “This project was truly a 

      collaborative effort between the producers and Enterprise that we 

      believe will serve as the blueprint for future development of 

      energy reserves in the Gulf of Mexico.”

      Independence Hub is the largest natural gas-producing facility 

      in the Gulf of Mexico and the world’s first energy hub facility,

       with four anchor producers. It’s responsible for 10 percent of the gas 

      production in the Gulf of Mexico and 2 percent of total 

      US natural gas production.

      “In all, 16 wells flow back to the hub and Anadarko 

      controls 11 of them,” Christiansen said
      .
      Among the world records set by Independence Project 

      are it is the world’s deepest producing platform, the world’s 

      deepest export line and the world’s deepest subsea 

      production tree, and the world’s deepest flowline installation.

      “Ten fields and 16 wells tie back to the hub, so each one 

      of those wells is producing natural gas from 8,000 to 9,000 feet 

      below the surface of the ocean,” Christiansen said. “You have to go

       another 6,000 feet or so below that to where the natural gas 

      is actually located.”

      The massive floating structure has a dry weight of 8,732 tons, 

      an operating weight of 10,250 tons, 

      and living quarters for 16 people, Christiansen said. The structure 

      makes its own electricity and is 

      environmentally friendly, having become a reef for fish, he said.

      Christiansen said natural gas is important to the US now, 

      and the need is increasing.

      “Clean burning natural gas is a bridge fuel, and one of those things

       America is going to need in the future,” he said. “It heats homes, 

      cooks food, provides electricity and it’s a wonderful solution for 

      many of America’s energy needs.

      “There is a movement toward opening more of our own resources, 

      using them for our own benefit, 

      versus telling other countries to increase their production while 

      we are consuming the majority of it,” 

      he said. “The good thing is, the discussion has already begun.”

      Anadarko and Enterprise hosted US Congressmen Kevin Brady

       and Ted Poe for a tour of the 

      Independence Hub along with a presentation 

      abut the workings and benefits of the structure.

      Both congressmen support the expansion of offshore

       drilling into the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
      Independence Project records
      World’s deepest producing platform, 8,000 feet
      World’s deepest export pipeline, 8,000 feet
      World’s deepest subsea production tree, 9,000 feet
      Gulf of Mexico’s largest natural gas processing facility
      World’s first energy hub “facility” with four anchor producers
      World’s deepest flowline installation
      World’s longest mooring lines, 12 at 2.4 miles each
      World’s deepest pipeline inline future tie-in subsea structure, 6,500 feet
      http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/cleveland/news/article_4fe66fc0-f4b8-5d4d-b0b3-ac447a063db3.html
      Independence Hub setting records in energy production
      http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/cleveland/news/article_4fe66fc0-f4b8-5d4d-b0b3-ac447a063db3.html

      From Our Government:



































































      http://energycommerce.house.gov/brand/pathway-north-american-energy-independence


      The Pathway to North American Energy Independence

      October 17, 2012
      Energy policies and prices are moving in the wrong direction. For example, oil and gas production on federal lands are down, and the national average price of regular gasoline is currently $3.76 per gallon – that’s more than double what prices were when President Obama took office. Prices near $4.00 are becoming the “new normal” at gas stations across the country. President Obama continues to tell us, “We can’t drill our way out of this problem,” and he downplays America's tremendous energy potential with a misleading claim that, “We only have two percent of the world’s oil reserves.” But the president’s view ignores our vast untapped energy resources and his policies prevent us from fully harnessing them. The good news is, Republicans have a plan to pursue a brighter energy future.
      In the past five years, North America has been the fastest growing oil and natural gas producing area of the world due to technological advances in the energy sector. This dramatic growth in domestic production has shattered previous notions that the U.S. was running out of oil and gas reserves, and has put the goal of North American energy independence within reach. The U.S. and its North American allies now have the capacity to become independently energy secure.
      The U.S. currently consumes approximately 18 million barrels per day of petroleum and produces about 9 million barrels per day. The U.S. imports another 3 million barrels per day from from Canada and Mexico. That leaves 6 million barrels a day imported from overseas. With the right public policies, enough new energy supplies can come online to eliminate the need for imported oil from OPEC and other hostile sources.
      Steps Toward North American Energy Independence
      1) Approving Keystone XL
      If constructed, the pipeline expansion would transport approximately 1 million additional barrels per day of crude oil from Canada and North Dakota to U.S. refineries – roughly doubling the pipeline system’s current capacity. A Department of Energy analysis projects that the increased energy supplies and gains in energy efficiency could “essentially eliminate” U.S. dependence on Middle East oil.
      2) Eliminating Permitting Hurdles in the Gulf of Mexico
      After years of investment in projects that were decades in the making, the Gulf of Mexico was originally projected to be a growth area in domestic production. However, because of the Obama administration’s moratorium and permitting delays, we actually saw a reversal in that trend, with production in the Gulf declining from 2010 to 2011 by nearly 17 percent. Returning the Gulf to full production is critical to meeting our nation’s energy goals. By reducing permitting hurdles in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. could increase production there by another 2.5 million barrels a day. It currently takes four times as long to get a project approved under the Obama administration compared to previous presidents.
      3) Don’t Add New Red Tape
      Experts predict that the U.S. will continue to experience this energy boom for years to come on state and private lands where the federal government is only minimally involved (and where states are effectively regulating). Top energy analysts estimate that tight oil production from these growth areas will increase by another 4 million barrels a day. But to reach this potential, policymakers cannot superimpose duplicative or excessive federal regulations that restrict growth and impede job creation.
      4) Removing Barriers to Access
      According to the Congressional Research Service, since 2007 about 96 percent of the increase in oil production in the U.S. has been on non-federal lands. This summer, President Obama announced a new OCS leasing plan that will block 85 percent of America’s offshore areas from production for the next five years. This plan essentially reinstates the offshore drilling ban that was lifted in 2008. Opening up more federal lands to oil and gas exploration would allow us to tap rich energy resources that are currently off limits.

      http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.rpsea.org/attachments/files/20/keathley_canyon.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2331501/posts&usg=__rcaBBQHkLCkKaZc9f9wUkNqfPXE=&h=272&w=500&sz=62&hl=en&start=0&sig2=mzYO3GjkQlKQwilMm1SEpw&zoom=1&tbnid=MWJ_eT3m3DeuyM:&tbnh=140&tbnw=259&ei=IXahUJGBO-Gi2gX1qoH4Bg&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=4&vpy=167&dur=246&hovh=165&hovw=305&tx=228&ty=93&sig=105036134252299360093&page=1&ndsp=2&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:49
      from 2009:
      http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2331501/posts
      BP makes massive oil find in deep Gulf of Mexico
      The Times-Picayune ^ | September 02, 2009 | Jen DeGregorio 
      Posted on Thu Sep 03 2009 15:26:38 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by BBell
      BP said Wednesday that it has drilled the world's deepest oil well in the Gulf of Mexico and found a giant pool of crude, a discovery that promises to make an indelible mark on the south Louisiana economy.
      The Tiber Prospect is expected to rank among the largest petroleum discoveries in the United States, potentially producing half as much crude in a day as Alaska's famous North Slope oil field.
      Louisiana energy circles were abuzz with news of the discovery Wednesday.
      "Any incremental business in the Gulf of Mexico is going to be a net positive for us one way or the other, " said Todd Hornbeck, chief executive of Hornbeck Offshore Services of Covington, which is the nation's second-largest provider of deepwater offshore supply vessels.

      Hornbeck said the company received a big boost after BP made another major discovery in the late 1990s in the Thunder Horse oilfield. Located about 150 miles southeast of New Orleans, the Thunder Horse platform is the biggest producer in the Gulf, pumping 250,000 barrels of oil and 200 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.




      GoM: Anadarko confirms Independence gas platform work is nearly done

      30 Sep 2009

      Anadarko Petroleum said today the majority of scheduled maintenance on the hugeIndependence Hub natural gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico was completed during the third quarter of 2009.

      http://www.energy-pedia.com/news/gulf-of-mexico/anadarko-confirms-independence-gas-platform-work-is-nearly-done

      A company spokesman said the platform was expected to run at about 700 million cubic feet per day through the end of the year.
      The Independence Hub is located in 8,000 feet of water in Mississippi Canyon 920 in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the largest offshore natural gas processing facility with the capacity to produce up to 1 billion cubic feet per day.
      Photo - see caption
      Located in the ultra-deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Independence consists of a central processing hub, a 134-mile export pipeline and an array of subsea infrastructure with the capability to deliver up to 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. When it began production in July 2007, the Independence project established numerous records for offshore development, including:

      *   the world's deepest platform in approximately 8,000 feet of water
      *   the world's deepest subsea production tree, located in 9,000 feet of water
      *   the world's deepest flowline installation
      *   the world's deepest export pipeline and riser, originating in 8,000 feet of water
      *   the world's longest mooring lines at 2.4 miles
      *   the Gulf of Mexico's largest gas processing facility with 1 Bcf/d of capacity.
      The Independence Hub is operated by Anadarko and owned 80% by Enterprise with Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. owning the remaining 20%. The Independence Trail pipeline is owned 100 percent by Enterprise. The Atwater Valley Producers Group, which has working interests in and operates the discovery fields, is comprised of Anadarko, Devon Energy Corporation, Eni and StatoilHydro.

      Source: Anadarko 


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      NEWS UPDATE ON WELL BLOWOUT

      BP OIL UPDATE: 

      Nov. 12, 2012


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GGlAhH8_VQ


      Published on Nov 12, 2012 by 
      Coast Guard: Oil seen floating nearby last week's well blowout off Louisiana coast...



      Original Report from ENE NEWS
      http://enenews.com/blowout-in-gulf-of-mexico-wellhead-releasing-unknown-product-into-water-off-louisiana-coast-map

      Published: November 5th, 2012 at 2:33 pm ET
      By  

      Blowout in Gulf of Mexico: Wellhead releasing ‘unknown product’ into water off Louisiana coast (MAP)



      Title: Wellhead Release
      Source: NOAA
      Date: Nov. 5, 2012
      UPDATE HERE: Feds: Release of 'unknown amount' of 'unknown substance' due to 'unknown cause' off Louisiana coast -- Helicopter investigating incident

      Wellhead Release
      East Bay, LA 2012-Nov-05
      At 0640 on 5NOV12, USCG Sector New Orleans contacted NOAA SSC about a report of a wellhead releasing unknown product into the water. The location was described as “Northern East Bay” without precise coordinates. The release began early in the morning, exact time unknown and the rate of discharge is unknown. The release is unsecured and overflight is scheduled. There is limited information at this time and further investigation is required. USCG requested a trajectory to aid with field activities. [...]
      Cause of incident: Well Blowout
      Latitude (approximate): 29° 5.00′ North
      Longitude (approximate): 89° 15.00′ West



      http://enenews.com/feds-release-of-unknown-amount-of-an-unknown-substance-due-to-unknown-cause-off-louisiana-coast-helicopter-investigating-incident

      Follow-up to: Blowout in Gulf of Mexico: Wellhead releasing 'unknown product' into water off Louisiana coast (MAP)

      Title: Incident Report # 1029641
      Source: NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER
      Date: Nov. 5, 2012
      Excerpts

      Latitude: 29° 02′ 45″ N; Longitude: 089° 17′ 04″ W
      INCIDENT DESCRIPTION
      • Report taken at 07:39 on 05-NOV-12
      • Affected Area: EAST BAY
      • The incident was discovered on 05-NOV-12 at 05:32 local time.
      • Affected Medium: WATER EAST BAY
      INCIDENT LOCATION
      • County: PLAQUEMINES
      • State: LA
      • Latitude: 29° 02′ 45″ N
      • Longitude: 089° 17′ 04″ W
      • EAST BAY, BETWEEN SOUTHWEST PASS AND SOUTH PASS
      RELEASED MATERIAL(S)
      • CHRIS Code: UNK
      • Official Material Name: UNKNOWN MATERIAL
      • Qty Released: 0 UNKNOWN AMOUNT
      • Qty in Water: 0 UNKNOWN AMOUNT
      DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT
      • CALLER IS REPORTING A RELEASE OF AN UNKNOWN SUBSTANCE FROM A WELL HEAD DUE TO AN UNKNOWN CAUSE AT THIS TIME.
      WATER INFORMATION
      • Body of Water: EAST BAY
      • Water Supply Contaminated: UNKNOWN
      REMEDIAL ACTIONS
      • CALLER STATES THEY ARE SENDING A HELICOPTER TO INVESTIGATE.







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      VIDEO LINEUP:  The River Vids
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      Dredgeing the Mouth of the 

      Mississppi river

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsJAg5krpbE
      Uploaded by  on Jan 10, 2010
      Were Back LOL



      The Power of the River - Part 1

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXA6S6HftMk
      Uploaded by  on Nov 12, 2010
      The Power of the River is approximately 25 minutes long. The total film is split up into 3 Parts. The film highlights the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth exploring the culture that lives along its banks. The film is shown at the U.S. Corps of Engineers National Great Rivers Museum in the Discovery Theater. The 2004 film production was shared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation.



      The Power of the River - Part 2

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjYlqoPm6IU
      ploaded by  on Nov 12, 2010
      The Power of the River is approximately 25 minutes long. The total film is split up into 3 Parts. The film highlights the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth exploring the culture that lives along its banks. The film is shown at the U.S. Corps of Engineers National Great Rivers Museum in the Discovery Theater. The 2004 film production was shared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation.



      The Power of the River - Part 3

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejkABvTUQ6Y
      Uploaded by  on Nov 12, 2010
      The Power of the River is approximately 25 minutes long. The total film is split up into 3 Parts. The film highlights the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth exploring the culture that lives along its banks. The film is shown at the U.S. Corps of Engineers National Great Rivers Museum in the Discovery Theater. The 2004 film production was shared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation.

      "Old Man River!" - Gregg Baker

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPPWevMQnCI
      Uploaded by  on Mar 8, 2009
      An incredible talent, performing a song that needs no introduction! Mr. Gregg Baker with his brief, but beautiful rendition of "Old Man River!"

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcxYwwIL5zQ
      Uploaded by  on Jul 24, 2007
      Song of the South


      ....this is brendasue signing off from Rainbow Creek. See You next time. Let me know what You find out!!!
      Big Kiss To Everybody!!!


      Of Course, a couple more great performances!


      John Fogerty - 

      Born On The Bayou


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZGEYfUden0

      Published on Mar 14, 2012 by 
      DVD John Fogerty ' Premonition 'Filmed in front of a live audience at Warner Bros. STudios, Stage 15
      12 y 13 de diciembre de 1997

      http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Fogerty




      Creedence Clearwater Revival -

       Rolling on the River


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BoDbMEUJ-8

      Published on Sep 6, 2012 by 
      No description available.




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      O+O