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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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2010-05-20 06:20:00

Scientists said Wednesday they had solved the mystery surrounding the paper nautilus, a brittle and translucent shell that belongs to the rarely-seen species of octopi known as argonauts. For centuries, biologists have pondered about what evolutionary function the female's delicate off-white casing has served, only knowing it is too thin to offer any protection from predators. The most popular theory throughout time was that it had served as a brood chamber to house eggs. But a new study...

2010-05-18 08:47:00

CHELSEA, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's be frank. With all due respect to baseball and the beach, nothing marks the beginning of summer better than a delicious hot dog served at a backyard barbecue with family and friends. During Hot Dog Season, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans typically consume seven billion hot dogs. That's more than 818 hot dogs consumed every second during that period. So how can you show that you're hot stuff behind the grill this summer? Kayem Foods, Inc....

2010-05-18 08:00:00

WUXI, China, May 18 /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, May 25, 2010 to...

2010-05-13 13:50:00

Stray Gas Endangers Lives, Threatens Water Supplies HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale must follow proper well construction procedures to prevent gas migration problems that endanger public health and safety and threaten residential water supplies, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger told a group of drilling company representatives meeting today in Harrisburg. Hanger and staff from DEP's Bureau of Oil and...

2010-04-15 12:07:00

Suspends Review of Cabot's New Drilling Permit Applications; Orders Company to Plug Wells, Install Residential Water Systems, Pay $240,000 in Fines HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today issued a sweeping order requiring Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to take extensive actions and help the residents of Dimock Township, Susquehanna County, who have been affected by the company's drilling activities. Under the consent...

2010-03-22 08:00:00

WUXI, China, March 22 /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, March 30, 2010...

2010-03-17 12:33:00

PARIS, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TANZANIA: Bigwa Rufiji Mafia exploration license Maurel & Prom 60% operator PetroQuest 20% Hollick 20% OBJECTIVES Mafia Deep drilling began 4 August 2008. The initial target depth was 4,600 m. While drilling was underway, interpretation of well data led to the reinterpretation of the seismic data and the target was changed to approximately 5,600 m depth. The gas targets...

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2010-02-12 08:35:00

Improper removal of drill bit from unstable well led to uncontrolled influx of gas and water New data provides the strongest evidence to date that the world's biggest mud volcano, which killed 13 people in 2006 and displaced thirty thousand people in East Java, Indonesia, was not caused by an earthquake, according to an international scientific team that includes researchers from Durham University and the University of California, Berkeley. Drilling firm Lapindo Brantas has denied that a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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