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2013-12-08 20:20:10

CAMARILLO, CA, Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company" or "BNK") (TSX: BKX), is providing an update on its Tishomingo Field, Caney oil shale operations in Oklahoma as well as its Polish shale gas project. Oklahoma - Tishomingo Field The Company's fifth Caney well, the Barnes 7-2H, was successfully fracture stimulated in 85 percent of the lateral and, while early in the flowback phase, has averaged approximately 520 barrels a day of oil and 230 barrels of...

2013-12-06 08:22:17

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the Company has received written confirmation from The Ministry of Petroleum of Angola that the available 40% working interest in Block 5, offshore Angola, has been assigned to Sonangol E.P., the National Concessionaire. The Ministry of Petroleum also confirmed that Sonangol E.P. will assign the aforementioned participating interest to its exploration and production affiliate, Sonangol...

2013-12-06 08:21:36

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for November 2013 was 1,311, down 4 from the 1,315 counted in October 2013, and up 44 from the 1,267 counted in November 2012. The international offshore rig count for November 2013 was 316, unchanged from October 2013, and up 16 from the 300 counted in November 2012. The average U.S. rig count for November 2013 was 1,756, up 12 from the 1,744 counted in...

2013-12-05 08:22:07

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) will hold its conference call to discuss results for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. Participants can access the call by dialing (877) 280-4954 or (857) 244-7311 with the access code 45835874. The call will also be webcast and can be accessed through a link in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.patenergy.com....

2013-12-04 20:22:35

(TSX: AAV) (NYSE: AAV) CALGARY, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Advantage" or the "Corporation") is pleased to provide the following operational update related to our current Phase VI Glacier Development program and an update on our strategic alternatives process. Our Phase VI drilling program commenced in August 2013 and is designed to increase Glacier production to 135 mmcfe/d in April 2014 which represents a production growth of 25% compared to...

2013-12-04 12:21:04

Burner contracted to provide additional Fire Safety and Control Services HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Following the 2011 contract award from ExxonMobil, on behalf of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), Burner Fire Control's agreement has been extended to design and supply additional Fire Safety Control equipment and services to all MWCC members in the event of a well incident in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. (Photo:...

2013-12-03 12:21:48

Burner contracted to provide additional Fire Safety and Control Services HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Following the 2011 contract award from ExxonMobile, on behalf of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), Burner Fire Control's agreement has been extended to design and supply additional Fire Safety Control equipment and services to all MWCC members in the event of a well incident in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. (Photo:...

2013-12-03 08:22:51

HOUSTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of November 2013, the Company had an average of 184 drilling rigs operating in the United States and 10 rigs in Canada. For the two months ended November 30, 2013, the Company had an average of 181 drilling rigs operating in the United States and 10 rigs in Canada. Average drilling rigs operating reported in the Company's monthly announcements represent the average...

2013-12-02 08:22:20

HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that it will make a presentation on December 11, 2013 at the Capital One Securities 8(th) Annual Energy Conference. Representing the Company at the conference will be Andy Hendricks, Chief Executive Officer. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at approximately 2:00 p.m. Central Time. To access the webcast, go to www.patenergy.com prior to the scheduled start time. Replay...

2013-11-27 08:21:11

HOUSTON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that it will make a presentation on December 3, 2013 at the Cowen and Company 3(rd) Annual Ultimate Energy Conference. Representing the Company at the conference will be Andy Hendricks, Chief Executive Officer. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To access the webcast, go to www.patenergy.com prior to the scheduled start time....