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2011-08-04 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today reported two new oil discoveries in its Faghur Basin play of Egypt's Western Desert oil and gas province. A test of the Jurassic Safa sand in the Faghur Deep-1X flowed at a rate of 6,671 barrels of oil and 2.76 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per day. The Neilos-1X discovery on the Neith South development lease test-flowed at a rate of 4,179 barrels of oil and 4.2 MMcf of gas per day from the...

2011-08-04 07:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) reported production of 749,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day and earnings of $1.2 billion, or $3.17 per diluted share, for the three-month period ending June 30, 2011. These compare with production of 647,000 boe per day and net income of $860 million, or $2.53 per diluted share, for the same period in the prior year. "Apache had an outstanding quarter with record production in oil, gas, and natural...

2011-07-06 07:30:00

HOUSTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced the results of two development wells completed in June at the company's Forties field in the UK sector of the North Sea. Charlie 4-3 commenced production at a rate of 12,567 barrels of oil per day (b/d). This well's initial production (IP) rate is the highest in the Forties since 1990 and follows the previously disclosed Charlie 2-2, which was completed in March with an IP rate of 11,876 b/d....

2011-06-16 08:57:00

HOUSTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today reported five new oil discoveries in its Faghur Basin play in the far southwest of Egypt's Western Desert oil and gas province. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/DA21238) Apache also said that the AG-96 development well in the Abu Gharadig Concession tested 3,347 barrels of oil and 1 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per day from the Lower Bahariya formation. The well - drilled...

2011-05-31 18:00:00

HOUSTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced the following promotions and appointments to its management team: Jon Jeppesen has been promoted to the new role of executive vice president overseeing the operations of the Gulf of Mexico Shelf, Deepwater and Gulf Coast Onshore regions. Jon Graham has been named vice president of the global environmental, health and safety organization. Mark Bauer has been promoted to region vice president for...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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