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2010-12-20 06:00:00

WUXI, China, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- WSP Holdings Limited (NYSE: WH) ("WSP Holdings" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of API (American Petroleum Institute) and non-API seamless casing, tubing and drill pipes used in oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and extraction ("Oil Country Tubular Goods" or "OCTG"), and other pipes and connectors, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wuxi Seamless Oil Pipes Company Limited ("WSP China"),...

2010-12-03 07:00:00

Testing program to commence CALGARY, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN) and Gerald Moench, President of Sunwing Energy Ltd., today announced that the Zitong-1 and Yixin-2 wells, located on the Zitong block in Southwest China have been successfully drilled to total depth. The Zitong-1 well reached total depth at 4,294 metres (14,088 feet) in the Xu2 Formation and the Yixin-2 well reached total depth at 4,165...

2010-11-18 12:12:00

Regulations Move to Attorney General for Approval HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A set of new standards that will make natural gas wells safer were approved unanimously today on a vote of 5-0 by the state's Independent Regulatory Review Commission, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. Hanger praised the IRRC vote, saying the new regulations will, among other things, impose more stringent construction standards on gas wells, making them less...

2010-11-17 17:15:13

The numerous technical and operational breakdowns that contributed to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and spill from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico suggest the lack of a suitable approach for managing the inherent risks, uncertainties, and dangers associated with deepwater drilling operations and a failure to learn from previous "near misses," says an interim report of preliminary findings from a committee of the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council....

2010-11-16 07:00:00

WUXI, China, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- WSP Holdings Limited (NYSE: WH) ("WSP Holdings" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of API (American Petroleum Institute) and non-API seamless casing, tubing and drill pipes used in oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and extraction ("Oil Country Tubular Goods" or "OCTG"), and other pipes and connectors, today announced that the Company will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, November...

2010-11-10 11:26:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To kickoff a new decade of Patriots football, a hometown favorite and the #1 brand in New England is now the new top dog at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots (www.patriots.com) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute the Kayem Franks & Sausage at Patriots games, and make Kayem the Official Brand of Franks and Sausage of the New England...

2010-10-12 16:56:00

Proposed Regulations Next Go Before Independent Regulatory Review Commission Consideration, Legislative Environmental Committees HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Quality Board today approved, by a 14-1 vote, a proposed set of regulatory improvements that will make natural gas wells in Pennsylvania significantly safer by making them subject to more stringent construction standards. The proposed oil and gas well cementing and casing requirements will...

2010-10-05 07:14:00

High Formation Pressures Encountered in Guan Structure at Zitong-1 well CALGARY, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN) and Gerald Moench, President of Sunwing Energy Ltd. today announced an update on the Company's drilling operations in the Sichuan Province of China. Sunwing Energy is currently drilling two wells at its Zitong gas exploration block. These wells are targeting gas in fractured reservoir...

2010-09-17 14:02:00

Chesapeake Commits to Evaluate, Remediate All PA Wells to Conform with Improved Casing Regulations HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the Department of Environmental Protection continues to monitor Chesapeake Energy's progress in remediating stray methane gas in Wilmot Township, Bradford County, the agency announced today that it has directed the company to take steps to prevent similar situations from occurring elsewhere in the region. On Sept. 2, DEP received...

2010-09-01 08:30:00

CHELSEA, Mass., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida State University students, faculty and fans will soon taste a change in the hot dogs and sausages available to them at Doak Campbell Stadium, Dick Howser Stadium and the Seminole Soccer Complex. Just in time for football season and the 2010-2011 school year, Florida State University (http://www.fsu.edu/) and Kayem Foods, Inc. (http://www.kayem.com) announced today a new multi-year sponsorship and licensing agreement to manufacture and...