2010-10-12 06:00:00

WAYZATA, Minn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NYSE/Amex: NOG) ("Northern Oil") today announced increased 2010 drilling guidance and provided an operations update related to drilling and completion activity in the Williston Basin Bakken and Three Forks play. 2010 DRILLING ACTIVITY Since January 1, 2010, Northern Oil has spud 21.5 net wells. Northern Oil is currently participating in the drilling or completion of 90 gross Bakken or Three Forks wells, for an...

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2009-07-06 18:07:31

A drainage divide, water divide, divide, or watershed is the line that separates neighboring drainage basins. In flat country the divide may be invisible (just a notional line on the ground either side of which water starts its journey to different waterways). While, in hilly country, the divide lies along peaks and ridges. Drainage divides are important geographical, and sometimes political boundaries. Roads and railways often follow divides to minimize slopes and marshes and rivers....

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  • 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.