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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.

2010-07-01 16:40:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- East Resources, Inc., today released the following statement regarding the order issued by the Department of Agriculture to quarantine cattle on the Tioga County farm owned by Don and Carol Johnson in Shippen Township, Tioga County.

2010-06-07 07:00:00

MIDLAND, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp.

2010-05-28 08:08:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- East Resources, Inc.

2010-05-25 10:22:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) President and CEO Regina Hopper issued the following statement on a report released today by Penn State University showing jobs and economic growth as a result of natural gas development in Pennsylvania.

2010-05-25 07:30:00

TULSA, Okla., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today a major acreage acquisition that nearly doubles the company's Exploration & Production holdings in the Marcellus Shale. Williams has acquired approximately 42,000 net acres from Alta Resources LLC and its partners for $501 million.

2010-05-18 07:23:07

A mass extinction of fish 360 million years ago hit the reset button on Earth's life, setting the stage for modern vertebrate biodiversity.

2010-05-03 09:44:00

PITTSBURGH, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Event: Pittsburgh Enterprise Forum I S S U E F O R U M: Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Format: Presentation, Panel Discussion & Audience Participation With a rebounding economy pushing energy prices up, and with new technologies for advanced drilling and fracturing creating more efficient techniques for extraction, there is renewed interest in the giant, 575-mile Marcellus Shale bed of natural gas that runs between New York State through Pennsylvania...

2010-04-29 08:23:00

EBENSBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based architecture, engineering, design, and communications technology consulting firm L.R. Kimball announced its membership in the Marcellus Shale Coalition. L.R.

2010-04-21 07:00:00

HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Epic Energy Resources, Inc.

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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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