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2010-09-22 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. ("Gastar") (NYSE Amex: GST) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture ("JV") agreement with Atinum Marcellus I LLC ("Atinum"), an affiliate of Atinum Partners Co., Ltd.

2010-09-09 16:36:00

Full Database to Go Online Nov. 1 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2010-09-09 10:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2010-09-01 17:18:00

Reports to be completed by well and available to the public via company website DALLAS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief Oil & Gas LLC ("Chief") today announced a voluntary disclosure initiative of Marcellus Shale hydraulic fracturing additives.

2010-07-14 16:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said his agency is looking into the cause of a July 13 fire at a natural gas well pad in Susquehanna County.

2010-07-14 12:28:00

ST. MARYS, W.Va., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TENG) announced today that the first 30 days of production from its Whipkey #2H horizontal Marcellus well in Marshall County, West Virginia averaged 4,450 Mcfe per day.

2010-07-14 12:17:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Langan Engineering & Environmental Services officially announced that it has opened an office in Pittsburgh, its fourth in Pennsylvania.

2010-07-08 05:00:00

HOUSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GST) announced today the following operational updates. The Donelson #4 well has been completed in two lower Bossier zones.

2010-07-06 14:30:00

Says Work to Develop Fee on Natural Gas Extraction Should Begin Immediately TOWANDA, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to the most active county for Marcellus Shale drilling this year, Governor Edward G.


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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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