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2009-12-10 10:52:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- East Resources, Inc. announced today that it will donate $750,000 to the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) to underwrite the deployment of a remote water quality monitoring network in the upper reaches of the Susquehanna River watershed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2009-10-19 10:54:00

Finds Economic Impact of Industry in Pennsylvania Nearly $13 Billion in 2008 WASHINGTON, Oct.

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.

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.

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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,...

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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