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2014-06-24 08:23:54

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY's seventh annual US oil and gas reserves study reveals multiple indicators that the US oil and gas industry is emerging from years of volatility prompted by the global financial crisis and subsequent recession. While there was a slight decrease in capital spending, US oil and gas reserves each increased by 9% in 2013, oil prices remained strong and natural gas prices showed improvement. The annual study looks at US exploration and production...

2014-02-05 16:23:36

LAFAYETTE, La., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PQ) announced today that the Company ended 2013 with a Company record 302 Bcfe of estimated proved oil and gas reserves having a pre-tax discounted value ("PV-10") including hedges of approximately $479 million. Estimated proved reserves and PV-10 at December 31, 2013 were 33% and 99% higher, respectively, than year-end 2012. The Company's estimated proved reserves at December 31, 2013 were comprised of 84%...

Fine Line For Hydrogen Release From Storage Materials Revealed
2012-07-17 09:00:46

UC Santa Barbara scientists calculate microscopic reaction mechanisms in promising energy storage material aluminum hydride — and challenge outdated reaction curve interpretations Hydrogen, the simplest and most abundant element on Earth, is a promising energy carrier for emerging clean energy technology. Hydrogen is the energy carrier that powers fuel cells in electric cars, and can be used to store energy generated by renewable sources at times of low demand. A major challenge...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.