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2013-11-26 20:20:32

Ride-On products offer instant flat tire repair and prevention; the company's Black Friday blowout to end all blowouts gives the public the chance to save money and lives. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013's big holiday driving season is about to start. The manufacturers of Ride-On tire sealant and LED Smart Caps would like to remind the public that blowouts are even more dangerous when roads are wet from rain, snow, or sleet - just the kind of weather we get this time of year....

2013-10-01 08:23:47

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) ("Lucas" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company with its main operations in Texas, today announced that William J. Dale, Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other interests. Mr. Dale resigned as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of the Company effective immediately, providing that Mr. Dale will continue to offer support, if needed, to Lucas for several months...

2013-09-25 16:20:58

Scientists publish first analysis of post-spill sediment ecosystem impacts surrounding wellhead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Impacts to the deep ­sea, soft-sediment ecosystem in a large area surrounding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon wellhead blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have been discovered. Because the deep-sea is cold, it could take decades to recover from the spill's impacts, according to a scientific paper reported in...

2013-08-23 23:21:18

Filtersfast.com, the online retail leader in water filters and air filters, promotes incredible deals during their Spectacular Summer Weekend Blowout Event. In addition to great savings, customers will not pay for shipping on orders over $99.00 from their entire website. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The Spectacular Summer Weekend Blowout Event is the latest sizzling hot summer promotion from Filtersfast.com. As the leading online retailer of water filters and air filters, they...

2013-08-09 23:19:48

The Law Offices of Bernstein, Chackman, Liss & Rose have retained tire expert Keith Baumgardner to investigate a tire failure incident. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Forensic tire failure expert Keith Baumgardner at Tire Consultants Inc. Alpharetta Georgia has been selected by the law firm of Bernstein, Chackman, Liss and Rose to provide forensic services on an upcoming case. Details of the case have not yet been released. Tire Consultants Inc. provides investigation of road hazard...

2013-08-01 16:23:05

GoMRI funding is building research capacity in Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) funded researchers jumped into action after learning of a tragedy aboard the natural gas drilling rig, Hercules 252. The GoMRI scientists quickly gathered to develop a plan to collect environmental samples near and at the site of the Hercules, which caught fire on July 23, 2013 as it was drilling approximately 55 miles off...

2013-07-25 23:26:31

Phoenix Arizona Law Firm Ryley Carlock Applewhite has Retained Tire Expert Keith Baumgardner to Investigate a Tire Failure Incident. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Forensic tire failure expert Keith Baumgardner at Tire Consultants Inc. Alpharetta Georgia has been selected by Phoenix Arizona law firm Ryley Carlock Applewhite to provide forensic services on an upcoming case. Details of the case have not yet been released. Tire Consultants Inc. provides investigation of road hazard accidents,...

2013-07-24 16:22:11

HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today provided further information the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220. Based on a visual flyover inspection conducted by Hercules Offshore, the jackup rig is still standing, however it appears to have sustained extensive damage to the derrick...

2013-07-23 12:23:16

HOUSTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today announced that it is experiencing a well control incident on jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit. Efforts are ongoing to regain control of the natural gas well. At this time, all personnel on board have been evacuated and are being transported to a secure location. The rig is currently operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease...

2013-07-11 20:20:28

HOUSTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GST) ("Gastar") announced today that it has agreed to provide Cubic Energy an additional extension on the closing of the previously announced sale of Gastar's East Texas properties. The closing of the transaction has been extended to July 31, 2013 with a termination date also of July 31, 2013 in order to allow Cubic Energy additional time to finalize financing. As compensation for the additional extension of...