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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...

2010-08-25 07:30:00

CALGARY, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN) today announced that Sunwing Energy Ltd., the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, has started drilling Yixin-2, located in its Zitong gas exploration block in the Sichuan Province of China. This well follows the commencement of drilling of the Zitong-1 well in mid-June 2010. Yixin-2 is being drilled as a twin well of Yixin-1, a well drilled by Sunwing in 2007 that generated significant preliminary gas flow...

2010-08-23 08:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) today announced that it recently completed four new producers in its Sanish field in Mountrail County, North Dakota. A summary of the results is as follows: Initial Daily Production Rate on 24-Hour Test --------------------------------------------- Oil Gas Equivalent Well Name...

2010-08-16 07:00:00

WUXI, China, Aug. 16 /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 shareholders approved each of the proposals submitted for approval at its 2010 Annual...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

WUXI, China, Aug. 9 /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, August 17, 2010...

2010-07-16 07:00:00

WUXI, China, July 16 /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 it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 with the...

2010-07-14 10:52:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Drilling Contractors filed testimony with the Department of Energy's National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling advocating a prompt return to deep-water drilling. IADC presented data that offshore drilling, including deep water, has a proven safety record when conducted according to accepted industry standards. Some 14,000 deep-water wells have been drilled without major incident until...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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