Monthly Archives: August 2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Katrina 5

I went to the celebration at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre last night for the 5th Anniversary of Katrina. What impressed me was the Mayor. This guy knows how to dance. It was kind of pep rally and memorial all raped into … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers

Went to Rouse’s for my lunch today, 2 plums, two bananas, a pint of cottage cheese. Sounds healthy. Sounds cheap too, five bucks. Food costs way too much here in the French Quarter. And speaking of sounds. On my way … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Vampires

It feels like you are in a movie here, if you just go with the flow. One thing leads to the next. I was sitting quietly this morning when the sound of a pipe organ from the river boat came floating in. So, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Federal Hearings

Gulf oil spill: Hearing focuses on BP decision maker August 27, 2010 |  2:13 pm Federal investigators are honing in on the role that BP’s Houston operations had in possible design flaws that may have contributed to the April 20 Deepwater … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Green Jobs

  Gulf Oil Spill Wind Turbine                     Blade Dynamics LTD. Announce Major New Advanced Manufacturing Project at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility Blade Dynamics will manufacture advanced wind turbine blades and wind … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Gulf Redevelopment Money Has Helped Oil Companies

No-Go Zone Standing in a generator-lit French Quarter square 17 days after Hurricane Katrina, President George W. Bush ended his first major prime-time address in the post-catastrophe city with a call for reinvestment in the battered region. Speaking in a … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Commercial Mortgage-Backed-Securities Deals

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Affects $9 Billion In Commercial Mortgage-Backed-Securities Deals 07-23-2010 | Source: Institutional Investor Magazine The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is affecting about $9 billion in commercial mortgage-backed-securities deals, according to a report from Realpoint. The … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Microbe

Gulf Oil Spill Eating Bugs WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly discovered type of oil-eating microbe is suddenly flourishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists discovered the new microbe while studying the underwater dispersion of millions of gallons of oil spilled … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Pralines

Gulf Oil Spill Pralines 2 As originally inspired in France at the Château of Vaux-le-Vicomte by the cook of the 17th-century sugar industrialist Marshal du Plessis-Praslin (1598-1675), early pralines were whole almonds individually coated in caramelized sugar, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Claims

The Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF), administered by Kenneth R. Feinberg, has been established to assist claimants in filing claims for costs and damages incurred as a result of the oil spill resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Incident of April 20, … Continue reading

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