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2014-07-29 08:25:34

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today announced that drilling is underway at the Karmin-1 well in the Company's Fences license in western Poland. The well is a planned test of a Rotliegend sandstone target at an estimated depth of 2,460 meters. The prospect is located on trend with the Zaniemysl-3 and Roszkow wells, two of the Company's highest producing discoveries. The Karmin-1 well is the first of three wells in the Fences area that...

2014-07-23 23:18:41

The Middle East Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Middle East with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-3201014125.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Middle East Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Middle East with analysis and forecast of...

2014-07-23 12:24:24

MUMBAI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Cairn India Limited. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663814 ) Cairn India Limited (CIL), one of the fastest growing energy companies in the world, today announces its quarterly financial results for the period ending 30th June, 2014. Source: 2013 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Rankings Mr. Sudhir Mathur, Interim CEO, Cairn...

2014-07-22 12:24:04

SPRING, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Drilling Equipment Holdings Corp. ("IDE") (OTC: IRIG) announced today the appointment of Jim Terry, 60, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Terry replaces the former CEO, Stephen Cope, who resigned in April of this year. Effective with his CEO appointment, Mr. Terry will also become a member of IDE's Board of Directors. Prior to his appointment, Jim Terry was the CEO and President of Particle Drilling...

2014-07-21 23:04:01

The North America Drilling Fluid and Completion Fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-2200133703.html (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North America Drilling Fluid and Completion Fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in North America with analysis and...

2014-07-18 12:22:22

HOUSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of July 18, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Renaissance: Rig is currently...

2014-07-15 08:22:07

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Group's Upstream Company today announced results of drilling and testing in OPL274, where Sahara holds a 100% working interest. Sahara's upstream affiliate Enageed Resources Ltd completed the third well of a three-well onshore drilling program in the Edo State block and has demobilized its drilling rig, HPEB-187. Sahara's CEO and MD Tonye Cole remarked "Today marks an historic occasion for Sahara Group, for its...

2014-07-11 08:22:01

- Well count increases 4.3% compared to the second quarter 2013 HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore well count for the second quarter 2014 was 9,394 wells, up 428 wells or 5% compared to the first quarter 2014. Compared to the second quarter 2013, the well count was up 383 wells or 4%. Compared to the first quarter 2014, the well count increased most notably in the Permian basin (up 265 wells or 11%),...

2014-07-10 16:22:16

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of July 10, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble Corporation Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-07-10 08:23:19

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield") announced today that since entering into the Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger") with Stratex Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCBB: STTX) ("Stratex") announced on May 7, 2014, which must be approved by Richfield shareholders, Richfield has received $1.7 million in proceeds from the $3 million Loan Agreement with Stratex which has been advanced to fast forward the pre-merger development...


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