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2009-08-31 06:30:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that production has resumed at the Company's wells in the Barnett Shale play in Earth County, Texas. Production was restricted this year as we changed out compressors and following a lightning strike that damaged a salt water disposal well during a thunderstorm in April...

2009-08-28 11:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU 5MN-Frankfurt) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") has expanded the net acreage in its Letter Agreement announced June 23, 2009 to now acquire 8500 net acres in Mississippi. This adds an additional 500 acres to the lease area not included in the initial agreement. Mainland also agrees to advance a payment of USD $300,000 towards the total purchase price of the acreage on or before August 31,...

2009-08-05 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. PRODUCTION Net production volumes in the second quarter increased by approximately 22% to 7.5 billion cubic feet equivalent ("Bcfe"), or an average of approximately 82,100 Mcfe per day, versus 6.1 Bcfe, or an average of approximately 67,100 Mcfe per day in the second quarter of 2008. Average net daily production...

2009-08-04 15:01:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced its second quarter 2009 financial and operating results, including record production, drilling cost reductions in the Haynesville Shale and Eagle Ford Shale plays, and increased production guidance for 2009. The Company also issued guidance for 2010 capital expenditures and production. Petrohawk achieved continued improvements in drilling results and notable...

2009-07-15 06:00:00

HOUSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced results on four additional Haynesville Shale wells. The Company has completed its third East Texas horizontal Haynesville Shale well, its Taylor Sealey No. 3H in Panola County, Texas. The well produced into sales at a 24 hour initial production rate of 9.3 MMcf per day on a 24/64 inch choke with 5,200 psi. The Company is operator and owns a 100% working interest in the well. The well...

2009-06-24 09:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What do some of the Barnett Shale's key players know about a portion of the play long considered outlier and non-economic that others don't? These areas have seen a significant increase in activity on the heels of recent production successes of EOG and DTE in Palo Pinto, Montague, Jack, and adjacent counties. "What many people miss in these types of plays is that operations matter, and they matter in a big way; a good operator can produce up to 5 times...

2009-06-23 08:15:00

HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU 5MN-Frankfurt) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") has signed a Letter Agreement to acquire up to 8000 net acres in Mississippi. Mainland will own a 100% Working Interest in the acreage and will be the Operator. The project has been identified using reprocessed seismic, as well as log information, from a well drilled in the early 1980s by a major oil company. That proprietary data shows...

2009-06-11 10:59:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Although drilling and new well permits are down 40% since the first of the year within the Fort Worth Basin Barnett Shale play, a portion of the play long considered outlier and non-economic has seen a significant increase in activity due to the production successes of EOG and DTE in their acreage in Palo Pinto, Montague, Jack, and adjacent counties. "This is an interesting development in the Fort Worth Basin Barnett Shale play," stated Ramona Hovey,...

2009-06-10 16:00:00

New location strategically positioned to serve customers in Haynesville Shale HOUSTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG) announced that ribbon-cutting festivities to celebrate the opening of its new Minden, Louisiana facility will be held June 26, 2009. The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the new facility, located at 10204 Highway 80 in Minden, and will include a full menu of local fare, prize drawings and onsite demonstrations of...

2009-06-10 11:18:00

Poll Finds Majority of Texans Oppose Politicians that Support Nuke Dump PERALTA, N.M., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking at the possibility of radioactive waste poisoning a vital source of drinking water for millions of Americans, a group called Save the Ogallala Aquifer (SOA) has formed to sound the alarm. The State of Texas recently granted a permit to Waste Control Specialists to dispose of radioactive waste in their Andrews County, Texas dump. The dump sits over the top of the...


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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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