5 Hurt After Fire Hits Pemex Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico

5 Hurt After Fire Hits Pemex Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico

A fire has broken out at an offshore platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. The site was operated by Pemex, also known as Petroleos Mexicanos.
Gulf of Mexico Fire: Gas Pipeline Burst Causes Shocking Scene

Gulf of Mexico Fire: Gas Pipeline Burst Causes Shocking Scene

A gas pipeline leak in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico caused a shocking scene described as an "eye of fire."
Local fishing community in Ghana

'Dead Zone' In Gulf of Mexico May Be Larger This Summer

According to the NOAA researchers, this year's low-oxygen area may cover up to 6,700 square miles, which is roughly the size of Eswatini, a nation in southern Africa.
French Soldier

1838 French-Mexican War: Unpaid Bakery Debt Started the Revolutionary Pastry War

From 1838 to 1839, France and Mexico fought in a five-month-long war over a pastry chef's rejected compensation. Read the story here.
A bird carcass is pictured covered with oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a beach in Grand Terre Island

A Decade Later, The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Still Leaves Mexican Communities Struggling for Nothing

The Deepwater Horizon was an offshore drilling rig that exploded on April 20, 2010, killing more than 11 crewmen and causing a massive environmental catastrophe. Mexican communities affected by the spill have yet to receive a cent in compensation even after a decade.
BP Oil Spill

BP Gas & Oil Spill: Just How Much Oil Actually Spilled Into Lake Michigan?

On Thursday, BP more than doubled is initial estimates of the amount of crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan earlier this week.

Tropical Storm Karen is Just Another Storm in an Overall Quiet Hurricane Season

The weakening storm, Tropical Storm Karen, which threatened floods, wind surges, heavy rainfall and much worse, has severely dissipated since it first appeared on meteorologists’ radar.
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