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By Brian Bowling, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 16--The Marcellus Shale is bringing some prosperity and some worry to Pennsylvania.
Pilgrim Petroleum Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PGPM) (FRANKFURT: PHV) announced that it has filed a drilling permit on its recently acquired Mulloy Estate Lease located in Palo Duro natural gas resource basin in North Texas, Wilbarger County.
By David Wethe and Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas May 11--After traveling the world for much of his life, John Beaman is now happy to be touring Texas, thanks to the Barnett Shale.
Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ:XTEX) (the Partnership), today announced plans to construct an $80 million natural-gas processing facility called Bear Creek in the Barnett Shale region of North Texas.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced that it has recently initiated production of approximately 30 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (mmcfe) from the first 11 wells on its 18,000-acre Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport lease.
By Marice Richter, The Dallas Morning News Sep. 7--Thousands of area residents who leased their mineral rights for natural gas drilling could find there's red tape between signing a lease and cashing a royalty check.
Standing tall amid sunflowers and bales of hay, a greasy drilling rig roared loudly, a recent addition to an otherwise idyllic ranch north of Dallas, Texas.
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...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.