What is a Storm Surge?
November 3, 2013 | Geology.com
A storm surge is a mound of water produced when a hurricane moves across a large body of water. Driving wind "pushes" the water so quickly that it "piles up" on the water in front of it, producing a mound of water that can be much higher than normal sea level.
Testing Water Wells Near Natural Gas Wells
May 1, 2013 | National Ground Water Association
The National Ground Water Association has published an information guide for people who have private water supply wells located near oil and natural gas drilling. They explain the types of water quality concerns that might be present and explain the options of water well testing.
BP Drills Deepest Nile Delta Well
September 10, 2013 | BP.com
"BP Egypt announced a significant gas discovery in the East Nile Delta. The deepwater exploration well, named Salamat, is the deepest well ever drilled in the Nile Delta. [...] The well was drilled using the sixth generation semi-submersible rig “Maersk Discoverer” in water depth of 649 metres and reaching a total depth of around 7,000 metres." Quoted from the BP press release.
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