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Innovators helping to tap oil reserves deep below ocean

September 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ABERDEEN, Scotland Thousands of meters beneath the waves and the sea floor, new technology pioneered by small firms is helping to make oil production sustainable at extreme temperature and pressure. Continue Reading

Director James Cameron completes journey to Earth’s deepest point

March 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

HONOLULU (AP) “Titanic” director James Cameron dove to the Earth’s deepest point in a specially designed submarine, the National Geographic Society said, making him the first man to travel alone to the near 7-mile depth of the Marianas Trench. Continue Reading

Fire leaves cruise ship adrift off Seychelles

February 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) An Italian cruise liner carrying more than 1,000 people was adrift without power in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean on Monday after a fire erupted in its generator room. The blaze was extinguished without causing any injuries, officials said. Continue Reading

Bottle tossed into ocean by Fla. marine science student surfaces on Ireland beach

October 4, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A message in a bottle sent by a Florida high school student as part of his marine science class has come ashore in Ireland. Continue Reading

For Gulf tourism, problem is perception not oil

August 22, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) On the great yawning porch that once belonged to Confederate president Jefferson Davis, two women sit in rockers listening to the cicadas and looking out over Mississippi Sound as they wait for their tour to begin. Continue Reading