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2009-03-13 16:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of the Marcellus Shale Committee will be available on Monday, March 16, to respond to a noon news conference being held in the State Capitol regarding the development of natural gas in the Commonwealth.

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2009-02-25 18:00:00

New research published Wednesday shows that sex has been around for much longer than many scientists had previously believed, with internal fertilization prevalent among prehistoric fish living on tropical reefs during the Devonian period 380 million years ago.

2009-02-11 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On December 31, 2008, ECCO Energy Corp. signed a letter of intent to purchase properties from Samurai Corp, Inc., including the working interests in the properties previously owned by Lake Fork Resources, LLC in Ohio and the M-J Oil Company, also in Ohio.

2009-01-27 13:33:00

-Chief Oil & Gas will help low-income families heat their homes this winter- WEXFORD, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief Oil & Gas this week donated $50,000 to help families struggling to pay their home heating bills this winter.

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2009-01-19 13:45:33

A Swedish scientist has reported the finding of a fossilized specimen that may provide new insight into how jawed vertebrates evolved.

2009-01-05 10:01:00

ST. MARYS, W.Va., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TENG) announced today that its Blackshere #101 well in Marion County, West Virginia was successfully fraced on December 29th and is currently awaiting connection to a sales line.

2008-12-29 09:01:00

ST. MARYS, W.Va., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TENG) announced today that its Dewhurst #73 well in Wetzel County, West Virginia was successfully completed on December 16th and connected to a gas sales line on December 20th.

2008-12-18 09:49:00

PaMarcellus.com to Provide Details on Natural Gas Development in Pennsylvania WEXFORD, Pa., Dec.

2008-12-15 08:19:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNX Gas Corporation (NYSE: CXG), the leading E&P company in the Appalachian Basin, reported that its first horizontal Marcellus Shale well is now producing at a rate of 6.5 million cubic feet (MMcf) per day.

2008-10-14 03:00:29

By Rutter, Jon jrutter@lnpnews.com Natural gas developers and speculators are raising a joyful shout over the Marcellus Shale formation in western and northern Pennsylvania. Now, the volume is rising here. Many county residents have hunting camps and other land interests in upstate Pennsylvania.


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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