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2010-01-19 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With a chart record that now spans five decades - from the '60s to the '00s - and one of the most consistently best-selling catalogs in modern recording history, Santana's torrid gumbo of blues-rock, rhythm and soul, Afro-Cuban jazz, Mexicano, and world music flavors is an enduring wonder of contemporary popular music. More than 40 summers after their trail-blazing Saturday afternoon performance at the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair on August 16, 1969,...

2008-11-13 12:00:21

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) today announced its 2009 capital expenditure budget of $20 million, on a stand-alone basis, which excludes the capital expenditures of Abraxas Energy Partners, L.P., the master limited partnership (MLP) in which the Company owns a 47% interest. The capital program for 2009 will be selected from the Company's inventory of projects and will include new drills and re-completions / workovers in the Company's primary producing regions of Texas and...

2008-10-06 09:00:48

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) is scheduled to present at the Independent Petroleum Association of America's ("IPAA") Oil & Gas Investment Symposium being held October 6-8, 2008 in San Francisco. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:05 p.m. PT (6:05 p.m. ET) on Monday, October 6, 2008. The live audio webcast with the corresponding PowerPoint presentation will be available at http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=134487 or on the Company's web site,...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) reported today that Barry J. Galt, a member of the Company's board of directors, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2008 from complications of cancer at the age of 74. Mr. Galt was elected to the Company's board of directors in 2003. Mr. Galt served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Seagull Energy Corporation, the predecessor to Ocean Energy, Inc., from 1983 through 1998. He served as a director of Ocean Energy, from his retirement in...

2008-08-04 12:01:17

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) will announce their second quarter 2008 financial and operating results on Monday, August 11, 2008, after the U.S. financial markets close. The corresponding conference call is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. CT. Robert L.G. Watson, President and CEO of Abraxas, will lead the call with a question and answer session to follow. Please dial the toll-free number listed below ten minutes before the scheduled start time to...

2008-07-15 12:00:53

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (AMEX:ABP) today announced that it has received approval on two of its drilling permits in Brooks Draw, Wyoming. Abraxas anticipates receiving approval on three additional permits during the third quarter of 2008. A rig has been scheduled for mid-August and initial plans are to drill one well at a time with evaluation periods in-between. The wells will be drilled horizontally into the Mowry Shale and/or the Turner Sandstone. Abraxas owns a 100% working...

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