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From EIA. Prudhoe Bay also “reversed the decline in domestic oil production” at one point.
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2010-2012 Cetacean Unusual Mortality Event in Northern Gulf of Mexico – Office of Protected Resources – NOAA Fisheries
Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (as amended), an Unusual Mortality Event (UME) has been declared for cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in the northern Gulf of Mexico (Texas/Louisiana border through Franklin County, FL) from February 2010 through the present.
Note: These numbers are preliminary and may be subject to change. As of March 18, 2012, the UME involves 693 Cetacean “strandings” in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (5% stranded alive and 95% stranded dead).
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Actually, I prefer semi-submersibles, like the Atwood Condor below. Who wouldn’t? But it sure is fun to say jackups.