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2011-07-08 10:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westmont Resources Inc. ("Westmont") (OTCQB: WMNS) today announced the signing of an MOU for the acquisition of an oil and gas leasehold located in the southwest tier of Pennsylvania.

2011-07-07 00:38:56

More than 99 per cent of modern vertebrates (animals with a backbone, including humans) have jaws, yet 420 million years ago, jawless, toothless armour-plated fishes dominated the seas, lakes, and rivers.

2011-06-28 11:46:00

New report finds this approach is a departure for state tax policy and out of sync with most voters HARRISBURG, Pa., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the state Legislature will vote on a 2011-12 budget that makes deep cuts to schools and human services, despite a growing economy and a $550 million revenue surplus. One item not on the voting schedule is a Marcellus Shale drilling tax or fee.

2011-06-01 13:53:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt.

2011-06-01 07:34:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Resources announced today Thomas S. Liberatore has joined the company as a partner and member of its executive management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr.

2011-05-23 08:30:00

ST. MARYS, W.Va., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans Energy, Inc.

2011-05-19 14:39:00

No Emission Levels Found that Constitute Public Health Concern HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An air quality study near Marcellus Shale natural gas operations in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan and Tioga counties found no emission levels that would pose a public health concern, according to a report released today by the Department of Environmental Protection. "The results show there are no emission levels that would be of concern to the health of residents living and...

2011-05-18 18:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by America's Natural Gas Alliance Executive Vice President Tom Amontree on the release of the recent American Rivers report ranking America's Top 10 Endangered Rivers.

2011-05-04 08:14:00

DALLAS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Oil & Gas LLC ("Chief") and Tug Hill, Inc. ("Tug Hill") today announced they have entered into an asset purchase and sale agreement to sell certain natural gas properties in the Marcellus Shale to Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX).

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2011-05-03 08:17:47

Extinction of fishes 360 million years ago created natural ecology experiment.


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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