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2009-08-31 06:30:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

2009-06-24 09:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What do some of the Barnett Shale's key players know about a portion of the play long considered outlier and non-economic that others don't? These areas have seen a significant increase in activity on the heels of recent production successes of EOG and DTE in Palo Pinto, Montague, Jack, and adjacent counties. "What many people miss in these types of plays is that operations matter, and they matter in a big way; a good operator can produce up to 5 times...

2009-06-11 10:59:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Although drilling and new well permits are down 40% since the first of the year within the Fort Worth Basin Barnett Shale play, a portion of the play long considered outlier and non-economic has seen a significant increase in activity due to the production successes of EOG and DTE in their acreage in Palo Pinto, Montague, Jack, and adjacent counties. "This is an interesting development in the Fort Worth Basin Barnett Shale play," stated Ramona Hovey,...

2009-01-28 16:44:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRZO) today provided an operations update. Since January 1st, 2009 the company has brought eleven new Barnett Shale horizontal natural gas wells on production.

2008-12-17 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRZO) today announced the addition of the Union Bank of California, N.A. to its banking syndicate and the increase of commitments under its credit facility to $250 million from $222.5 million.

2008-11-11 03:00:31

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced the execution of an agreement for a joint venture with StatoilHydro (NYSE:STO, OSE:STL) whereby StatoilHydro will acquire a 32.5% interest in Chesapeake's Marcellus Shale assets in Appalachia for $3.375 billion, leaving Chesapeake with a 67.5% working interest.

2008-10-29 18:00:22

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. today announced the completion of a redetermination of the borrowing base for its credit facility.

2008-10-22 15:00:27

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/19758a/us_shale_prospects) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "US Shale Prospects Players, Projects, Costs, Returns" to their offering.

2008-10-16 15:00:24

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexco Energy Corporation today announced it has purchased interests in approximately 143 mineral acres amounting to an approximate 10% royalty in three gas wells located in Johnson County, Texas for $1.275 million.

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2008-10-14 12:25:10

While paleontologists may scour remote, exotic places in search of prehistoric specimens, Tufts researchers have found what they believe to be the world's oldest whole-body fossil impression of a flying insect in a wooded field behind a strip mall in North Attleboro, Mass.


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Atrypa
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Atrypa (lampshell) is an extinct genus of brachiopod from the Late Ordovician stage (444 million years ago) to the Carboniferous stage (318 mya). It occurs abundantly as fossils in marine rocks. Fossils have been found on all continents except Antarctica. This animal has distinctive concentric growth lines and is unusual in that in some Devonian beds there are numerous remains of the pedicle (foot) valve, but very few of the brachial (upper) valve -- scientists speculate that strong ocean...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.