Russia's long-range bombers to conduct patrol missions near US shores
Russia's long-range bombers to conduct patrol missions near US shores

Russia's long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine.

US Air Force believes fighter jet crashed in Gulf

Air Force officials say they believe an F-16 fighter jet has crashed in the Gulf of Mexico.

North Korean freighter runs aground in Gulf of Mexico

A North Korean freighter that sailed from Havana has run aground off the Mexican port of Tuxpan on the Gulf of Mexico, officials said.

First tropical storm of Atlantic season could soak US holiday plans

Computer forecast models showed Arthur was not a threat to key oil and gas producing areas in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP Gulf oil spill still killing dolphins

A new study has revealed that BP gulf oil spill is still influencing dolphin mortality, prognosis and reproductive health.

Tropical Storm Fernand forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Fernand formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit the Mexican coastal state of Veracuz early today.

World`s deepest gas pipeline in Gulf of Mexico

French firm Technip will lay the world`s deepest gas pipeline for energy giant Shell in the US Gulf of Mexico

Primeval underwater forest found in Gulf of Mexico

A primeval underwater forest in Gulf of Mexico, which was buried under sediments, has been found by scuba divers.

World`s first two-headed bull shark discovered

Scientists have discovered the world`s first two-headed bull shark in the Gulf of Mexico.

US court approves BP’s record $4bn criminal penalty

In November, BP said it would pay 4 billion dollars to the US Department of Justice and agreed to plead guilty to 14 criminal charges.

Bugs ate 200,000 tonnes of oil spill: Study

Hydrocarbon-eating bugs in the Gulf of Mexico cleared over a period of five months at least 200,000 tonnes of oil and natural gas that had spewed into the water body from a ruptured 2010 deepwater well, say US researchers.

Algae bloom kills nearly 1 mn fish in Gulf of Mexico

Algae bloom, known as red tide, has killed nearly 1 million fish in the Gulf of Mexico, official said.

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

A chance discovery of a 200-year-old shipwreck in a little-charted stretch of the Gulf of Mexico is yielding a trove of new information to scientists.

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

Researchers, working from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer, first found remnants of the wooden-hulled vessel that is believed to be about 200 years old.

Bugs made world`s biggest oil slick disappear fast

More than a year after the world`s biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists.

Role of bacteria in degrading Gulf oil spill revealed

Recirculation of water allowed bacteria to increase in number and degrade the chemicals more rapidly.

New marine species discovered off Gulf of Mexico

A new marine species has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gulf of Mexico oil spill toll was huge: Study

The ecological damage may be 50 times higher than believed, says a study.

Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.

Bacteria removed spilled methane from Gulf

A sudden bloom of bacteria after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill helped clean up the methane gas that was also released into the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new report.