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2010-10-05 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the Company has successfully drilled and completed the Etame 7H development well (ET-7H) and has moved the contracted rig, the Sapphire Driller, onto location to drill the South Tchibala development well (ETBSM-2H) from the existing Avouma / South Tchibala platform. The ETBSM-2H well was spudded on October 4, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-15 23:59:00

PARIS, September 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Success With the OMOC-N-301 Well in Gabon: Flow Rate of 1,600 boepd - New Extension of the Onal Field in the Southeast Gabon: AEE ONAL (operator, 85%) Maurel & Prom is able to confirm the success of the OMOC-N-301 delineation well in the Southeast of the Onal field. Drilling has reached a depth of 1,041 m, encountering saturated hydrocarbon intervalles in the Gres de base formation, with 44 m perforated....

2010-08-27 13:26:00

PARIS, August 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Activity During the First Half of 2010 - Sales up by 68% to EUR131m - Production increase in Gabon - Gross average production for Q1 2010 of 10,164 bopd and 13,299 bopd for Q2 - Actual gross production of 16,750 bopd - Caroil's contribution to sales up to EUR51.0m - Strong increase in the net income of EUR51m versus EUR2m for H1 2009 due to : - Exploration write-off of EUR75m...

2010-08-16 14:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) announced today that it has executed a farm-out agreement with Total Gabon ("Total") for the Mutamba Iroru Permit, onshore Gabon, which is 100 percent owned by VAALCO. Under the terms of the agreement, VAALCO and Total have committed to reprocess 400 kilometers of 2-D seismic data and drill one exploration well, superseding VAALCO's prior obligation to acquire 200 kilometers of 2-D data on the Permit. In return for...

2010-08-09 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $10.0 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010 compared to a net loss attributable to VAALCO of $1.7 million or ($0.03) per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2009. Second quarter 2010 revenues were $33.7 million compared to $32.1 million in the second quarter of 2009. (Logo:...

2010-08-04 08:04:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metalline Mining Company (NYSE Amex: MMG) is extremely pleased to announce the start of a 4000m diamond drilling program in August on its Ndjole and Mevang Exploration licenses in Gabon, Central Africa. The drilling program will be conducted under the direction of Joint Venture partner AngloGold Ashanti. The Ndjole and Mevang permits cover rocks from two adjacent sedimentary basins which comprise of a sequence of deformed sedimentary...

2010-08-03 11:48:00

PARIS, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Q2 2010 Entitlement of 10,969 b/d, Representing an Average of 9,814 b/d in the First Half of 2010 - The Current Gross Production in Gabon is Approximately 16,750 b/d, Representing Entitlement of Approximately 14,000 b/d Revenue for the first half of 2010 The Group's revenue in the first half of 2010 totalled EUR131.3 million, up 68% from EUR78.3 million in the first half of 2009. In EUR millions Q1 2010 Q2...

2010-08-03 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided a further update on the Southeast Etame No. 1 ("ETSEM-1") exploration well which, as previously announced, was drilled to a total depth of 2,757 meters (9,045 feet) offshore Gabon encountering approximately five meters (sixteen feet) of Gamba sandstone section which logged oil full to base. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-07-07 12:29:00

PARIS, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Production: The level of the operated production in Gabon has been just over 16,000 barrels per day since early July 2010. Exploration: In Colombia, the Cascabel-1 (target 5195m) and Bachue-1 (target 2743m) wells currently have drilling underway at depths of 4667m and 1963m respectively. The results of the two wells should be known during the month of August and will be followed by tests if appropriate. Tests are being...

2010-06-16 08:47:00

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) announced today the Southeast Etame No. 1 ("ETSEM-1") exploration well completed drilling to a total depth of 9,045 feet (2,757 meters) offshore Gabon and encountered approximately sixteen feet (five meters) of Gamba sandstone section which logged oil full to base. The ETSEM-1 well is being drilled on a prospect within the boundaries of the Etame Development Area, three miles (five kilometers) southeast of the Etame...


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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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