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2009-11-04 18:37:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced 1) its third quarter 2009 financial and operating results, including higher than expected production; 2) 2010 capital budget, production targets and planned divestments; 3) updated activities in the Haynesville and Eagle Ford Shales; 4) an expansion of its Eagle Ford Shale acreage position and 5) an evaluation of the Company's Bossier Shale potential. "The...

2009-11-02 08:58:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) today announced the results of a successful Haynesville Shale well in San Augustine County, Texas. The Kardell Gas Unit 1H achieved an average continuous 24-hour flow rate of approximately 30.7 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day through a 37/64-inch choke. Flowing pressure was 6,824 pounds per square inch. The Kardell well was drilled to a total measured depth of 18,350 feet, including a...

2009-10-26 17:49:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today provided a status update of its Marcellus development in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, along with its first look at a horizontal Haynesville shale success in its County Line field in east Texas. Marcellus The Company has nine horizontal wells producing, three of which have produced over 1 Bcf. Seventeen horizontal wells have been drilled so far in 2009, and 16 are drilling or remain to be...

2009-10-20 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRZO) announced today the closing of the sale of its Mansfield pipeline and gathering system in Tarrant County, Texas to Delphi Midstream Partners, LLC for net proceeds of $34.7 million, including a working capital adjustment of approximately $1.2 million. Net proceeds from the sale will be used to reduce the debt outstanding under Carrizo's Senior Credit Facility. (Logo:...

2009-10-05 15:39:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRZO) announced today that the Company's Chief Operating Officer, Brad Fisher, will make a presentation at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference on October 7, 2009 at 8:30 AM CDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030523/CRZOLOGO) The presentation will not be webcast. A copy of the presentation slide book will be available on the Carrizo website coincident with the conference presentation. Access...

2009-10-05 15:01:00

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today provided an update on its operations in its recently completed third quarter. Comstock's drilling program continues to be successful. During the first nine months of 2009, Comstock drilled 38 wells (28.2 net), all of which were successful. Thirty-one of the 38 wells drilled were horizontal wells. The Company's drilling program this year is primarily focused on...

2009-09-24 19:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Infrastructure Partners ("GIP"), a $5.64 billion infrastructure private equity fund, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to form a new midstream natural gas gathering joint venture with Chesapeake Energy Corporation ("Chesapeake"). As part of the transaction, GIP will make a $588 million cash payment to purchase a 50% interest in a new entity which will include substantially all of Chesapeake's natural gas gathering...

2009-09-21 08:15:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU 5MN-Frankfurt) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") reports that the Company and its Operator have placed the Dehan et al 15H #1 well (Section 15, 13N-14W, DeSoto Parish, La.) on production. The Dehan et al 15H #1 well had an initial production rate of 7.643 Mmcfe/d on a 14/64" (inch) choke with 8,396# flowing casing pressure on 8/18/09. The well has averaged 8.3 Mmcfe/d with a 8478# flowing...

2009-09-17 08:15:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU; 5MN-Frankfurt) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") and American Exploration Corp. ("American"), (OTC Bulletin Board: AEXP; EQO-Frankfurt) have entered into a Letter Agreement to jointly develop their contiguous acreage in Mississippi. Mainland Resources will commit approximately 8500 net acres and American Exploration will commit approximately 5000 net acres to the project. This represents a...

2009-09-15 08:15:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Exploration Corp., a Nevada company ("the Company"), (OTC Bulletin Board: AEXP), has received a shale gas analysis completed by Schlumberger, evaluating the total gas in place within the Haynesville Formation (Shale) in the mineral leases held by the Company in Mississippi. From existing well data, the assessment confirms similar reservoir attributes to the Haynesville Shale of northwestern Louisiana and demonstrates estimated...


Latest Geology of Texas Reference Libraries

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

Tenontosaurus
2013-01-29 09:53:30

Image Caption: Head of Tenontosaurus, Institut de paléontologie humaine, Paris, France. Credit: Rémih/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) Tenontosaurus, meaning “sinew lizard”, is a genus of medium to large sized ornithopod dinosaur. The genus is known from the late Aptian to Albian ages of the middle Cretaceious period sediments of western North America, dating roughly between 115 to 108 million years ago. It was formerly thought to be a ‘hypsilophodont’, but since Hypsilophodontia is no...

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