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2011-08-04 11:25:00

CALGARY, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX-V: ROZ) - Rodinia Oil Corp. ("Rodinia") is pleased to announce that it is preparing to run the second intermediate casing string prior to drilling ahead into prospective formations at "Mulyawara 1", in the Officer Basin of South Australia. Rodinia began drilling Mulyawara 1 on the morning of Thursday June 9, 2011 (Australian Central Standard Time) and reached the first intermediate casing point of 1,525 meters on August 1, 2011. The casing shoe is...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG) today reported second quarter 2011 operating results highlighted by: Natural gas and oil production growth, up 6% to 26.5 Bcfe compared with the second quarter of 2010 Discretionary cash flow growth, up 6% to $122.8 million or $2.61 per diluted common share compared with the second quarter of 2010 Net income of $32.6 million or $0.69 per diluted common share and adjusted net income of $27.6 million or $0.59 per...

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Endorheic Basin
2013-04-18 22:40:14

An endorheic basin, from the Ancient Greek endon, meaning “within” and rhein, meaning “to flow”, is a closed drainage basin that holds onto water and does not allow outflow to other external bodies of water, such as oceans or rivers, but joins instead into lakes or swamps, seasonal or permanent, that equilibrate via evaporation. Basins such as these might also be referred to as closed or terminal basin or as internal drainage systems. Usually, water that has built up in a drainage...

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Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.