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2009-12-08 19:10:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The December edition of Focus on Pennsylvania follows Senator Mary Jo White (R-Venango) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) as they tour Chief Oil & Gas Marcellus Shale natural gas operations in Lycoming County. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091208/PH23259LOGO ) The program covers topics such as the economic benefits and job creation from Marcellus Shale development as well as the environmental precautions and safety measures...

2009-11-30 15:23:00

CANONSBURG, Pa., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly named Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today announced plans to establish itself as an independent non-profit organization to represent the Marcellus natural gas industry in Pennsylvania and elected new officers to the group's executive committee. During its annual meeting held Nov. 19, the MSC also discussed plans to hire a president and enhance its ongoing communication with regulators, government officials, news media and Pennsylvania...

2009-11-18 09:12:00

ST. MARYS, W.Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TENG) announced today that it has begun drilling the Whipkey #1H well in Marshall County, West Virginia. The Whipkey #1H will be drilled and completed horizontally in the Marcellus shale. The Company plans to drill the vertical portion of the Whipkey #1H well to a depth above the kick-off point of approximately 6,500 feet. A second, larger rig will follow-on immediately to drill the horizontal...

2009-11-17 14:09:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy Corp's (NYSE: SE) Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) today announced a binding open season for TEAM 2012, a proposed expansion of its existing Texas Eastern system to deliver additional Appalachian and Marcellus Shale natural gas supplies to premium markets in the U.S. Northeast. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061030/CLM051LOGO ) The TEAM 2012 Expansion Project will target a capacity expansion of 300...

2009-11-17 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GST) announced today the sale of its majority interest in the Hilltop Resort Gathering System to US Infrastructure LP ("USI"). Signing of definitive agreements and closing of the sale occurred simultaneously. The Hilltop Resort Gathering System is comprised of 20 miles of natural gas pipeline connected to 24 Gastar-operated wells, which produce from the middle and lower Bossier and Knowles formations in East...

2009-10-19 10:54:00

Finds Economic Impact of Industry in Pennsylvania Nearly $13 Billion in 2008 WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 53,000 Pennsylvanians work in jobs supported by the natural gas industry, providing a significant impact to the state's economy, according to a new study released by IHS Global Insight. "The Contributions of the Natural Gas Industry to the U.S. National and State Economies," the first-ever study to measure the impact of the natural gas industry on the...

2009-10-13 07:31:00

LAFAYETTE, La. Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that its semi-annual borrowing base re-determination process has been completed and the borrowing base will remain at $425 million. As of September 30, 2009, Stone had $250 million in borrowings outstanding on its credit facility and another $69 million in outstanding letters of credit, leaving $106 million in availability on the facility. Stone's cash position as of September 30, 2009...

2009-10-06 12:59:00

WEXFORD, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marcellus Shale industry today issued the following statement regarding misleading and incorrect information featured in the Oct. 4 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, "Toxins tied to fish kill may have hitchhiked." It is irresponsible and premature to speculate on the source or sources contributing to the aquatic condition of Dunkard Creek. The situation with the Dunkard Creek is unfortunate and deserves a thorough and proper investigation of...

2009-08-12 08:32:00

CALGARY, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Packers Plus has successfully run an 18-stage StackFRAC(R) HD "High Density" Multi-Stage Fracturing System in the Devonian Shale in the Appalachian Basin. "The StackFRAC(R) HD system is an excellent application to recover gas in the Devonian Shale," said President Dan Themig. "Our system creates numerous fractures that increase production results for operators, making multi-stage fracturing the method of choice in this region. Now with our HD system,...

2009-08-10 15:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) and Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced their intention to form a joint venture to market and develop a new pipeline to transport up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas produced in the Rockies and Appalachian basins (including the southern Marcellus Shale) to growing markets in the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic regions. The proposal, to be known as the Keystone Connector, would extend from the terminus of the...


Latest Devonian Reference Libraries

Mucrospirifer
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Mucrospirifer is a genus of extinct brachiopod of the order Spiriferida. This genus is sometimes known as the “butterfly shells.” Fossils of this genus occur mostly in the Middle Devonian strata. When alive, this genus mainly lived in muddy marine sediments, and were attached to the sea floor via its pedicle (foot). The bi-convex shell was about an inch long, and sometimes grew to 1.6 inches. The shell has a fold, groove and rod-like structure. It is elongated along the hinge line,...

Atrypa
2014-01-12 00:00:00

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...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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