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2014-05-14 20:21:41

HOUSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidewinder Drilling Inc. (the "Company") announced May 14, 2014 it will hold a conference call with bond investors on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) to discuss First Quarter 2014 results. Call-in details will be provided via email to Sidewinder's existing bond holders. For those bond holders who are in need of the details and have not received them, please call the Company. Sidewinder was formed in 2011 by the Company's...

2014-05-14 08:24:54

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results for 9 additional drill holes from the Pena de Oro target at the Company's El Barqueno Gold Property in Jalisco State, Mexico. Drilling highlights include 26 meters of 2.35 g/t Au in Hole 50, 30 meters of 1.61 g/t Au in Hole 49, 38 meters of 1.47 g/t Au and 0.67% Cu in hole 52, and 70 meters of 0.80 g/t Au and 0.49% Cu in hole 54. The results...

2014-05-12 08:25:37

Expanding relationship, offering increased economic and environmental savings in the DJ Basin of Colorado and throughout major plays in the United States HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Energy Group, Inc., a leading supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to remote industrial sectors, and Ensign United States Drilling, Inc., today announced the successful deployment of three additional dedicated liquefied natural gas powered Automated Drilling Rigs (ADR®),...

2014-05-08 16:31:12

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of April 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 71,300 producing a rig utilization rate of 70%, compared to 75% and 70% in March 2014 and April 2013, respectively. Basic sold four inland barge workover rigs on March 31, 2014, and the number of rigs, rig hours and rig...

2014-05-08 08:36:03

HOUSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE-PKD), an international provider of contract drilling and drilling-related services and rental tools to the energy industry, today reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, including a net loss of $12.5 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, on revenues of $229.2 million. These results include non-routine debt extinguishment expenses of $29.7 million, pre-tax, related to a January debt refinancing. Excluding these...

2014-05-08 04:22:28

TULSA, Okla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacuworx, a leading manufacturer of innovative vacuum lifting technology and heavy-duty material handling equipment, has launched a lightweight pipe handling system to lift and position drill stem in horizontal and directional drilling operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85673 The HDD Pipe Handling System utilizes wireless remote controller operation and the latest vacuum-lifting technology to tilt and place drill stem...

2014-05-07 08:23:13

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for April 2014 was 1,349, up 4 from the 1,345 counted in March 2014, and up 48 from the 1,301 counted in April 2013. The international offshore rig count for April 2014 was 329, down 5 from the 334 counted in March 2014, and down 2 from the 331 counted in April 2013. The average U.S. rig count for April 2014 was 1,835, up 32 from the 1,803 counted in March...

2014-05-06 23:15:51

Aqua-Chem, Inc., a world leader in global water solutions, will reveal its newest product, the BlueGuard™ Blow Out Preventer (BOP) Protector, at the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, from May 5-8, 2014. BlueGuard™ delivers highly purified technical water preferred by BOP manufacturers that will help reduce downtime in offshore drilling rigs and lessen the chances of a catastrophic failure. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Aqua-Chem, Inc., a world...

2014-05-06 08:24:44

Infill Drilling Confirms Further High Grade Gold Mineralization at QV1 Target TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the latest results from its exploration program at Yaramoko's prospective Bagassi South Zone, where it continues to intersect high grade gold mineralization. Highlights from the current diamond drilling program at Bagassi South's QV1 target include: -- 226.76 grams per tonne ("gpt") gold over 3.1...

2014-05-06 08:23:42

HOUSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that it will make a presentation on May 14, 2014 at the Citi 2014 Global Energy and Utilities Conference. Representing the Company at the conference will be Andy Hendricks, Chief Executive Officer. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at approximately 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the webcast, go to www.patenergy.com prior to the scheduled start time. About...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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