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2008-08-11 09:01:31

ST. MARYS, W.Va., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TENG) announced today that its Dewhurst #50 well in Wetzel County, West Virginia was successfully completed on July 17 and connected to a gas sales line on July 22.

2008-07-16 18:00:21

A consortium of energy companies active in the Appalachian Basin have organized to form the Appalachian Shale Water Conservation and Management Committee (ASWCMC).

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jul. 15--Quest Resource Corp. owns about 78,000 new acres in the Marcellus Shale natural gas field in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

2008-06-30 09:03:27

By Jay Rey, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 30--It was a year ago, when men from the oil and gas companies knocked on the door of Stephen Woloszyn's dairy farm in the small Cattaraugus County village of Delevan. They wanted to drill for natural gas on his property.

2008-06-26 15:03:00

Champlain Resources Inc. ("Champlain" or the "Corporation"), listed on the NEX board of the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol (TSX-V: CPL.H), provides this update on the initial 10,000 acres of Marcellus shale leases.

2008-06-16 15:00:44

Rex Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: REXX) announced today that on June 10, 2008, the company completed the fracture stimulation of its second Marcellus Shale vertical test well in western Pennsylvania.

2008-06-16 12:00:28

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun.

2008-06-06 03:00:33

By Oliver, Grahame J H Wilde, Simon A; Wan, Yusheng Abstract: Thirty-seven granitoids from Scotland have been dated using the sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe zircon method. Granitoids were intruded during: (1) crustal stretching at c.

2008-01-11 09:00:42

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE: ATN) ("Atlas Energy") announced today the appointment of Henry Jacot to the position of Vice President, Completion Technology. Mr.

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2007-04-27 11:10:00

Scientists at the University of Chicago and the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., have produced new evidence to finally resolve the mysterious identity of what they regard as one of the weirdest organisms that ever lived.


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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.