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2009-05-14 08:15:00

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU; 5MN-Frankfurt) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") reports that its Joint Venture (JV) Partner and Operator has commenced drilling operations on the Company's third JV well to evaluate additional potential of the Haynesville Shale gas formation on Mainland's Louisiana leases. The Dehan et al 15#1H was spud on May 4, 2009 and is currently drilling at 6850 feet. The well will be drilled to...

2009-04-28 17:02:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today announced another successful horizontal well, current production levels and ongoing horizontal well statistics in its Pennsylvania Marcellus effort, along with disclosing updated plans for East Texas. Marcellus Cabot's most recent horizontal completion, the Heitzman #1H, was completed with a four-stage frac and flowed to sales in a 24-hour test at an initial rate of 9.0 Mmcf per day. Presently the...

2009-04-21 04:59:00

First Quarter Production Averages 412 Mmcfe/d, Up 14% Quarter Over Quarter Company Raises Eagle Ford Shale EUR Estimates to 5.5 Bcfe Per Well Based on Core Analysis and Positive Drilling Results HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced its first quarter 2009 operational results, including updated drilling results from the Haynesville Shale, and the results of core analysis and recent wells completed in...

2009-04-06 08:15:00

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU) a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") reports that its joint venture partner and operator has commenced drilling operations on its second well to evaluate additional potential of the Haynesville Shale gas formation on Mainland's Louisiana leases. The Company recently reported the first well drilled on the prospect as the Griffith 11 No. 1 had produced .568 BCF from the Haynesville Shale as of March...

2009-03-26 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY) (the "Company"), a fast-growing exploration and production company with reserves and production from leases located in northern Louisiana, today announced that it has successfully drilled and logged the targeted Haynesville interval in its Boyce-Pate 16-1 Well, with positive results. This well is strategically located in the east-central section of the Company's Sentell Field in Bossier Parish,...

2009-03-16 08:15:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., a Nevada Corporation (the "Company") reports that management has received detailed data readings from its Griffith 11 #1 well provided by the operator showing total well flow through March 10, 2009. The Griffith 11 #1 well located in Desoto Parish, Louisiana was completed and brought online in January 2009. The exact reading for total gas produced from the Haynesville shale and shipped to market through March 10, 2009 is...

2009-03-12 16:00:00

HOUSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) today announced a non-binding open season for a proposed expansion of its existing Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) mainline infrastructure to enhance and facilitate cost-effective transportation of incremental East Texas and North Louisiana gas supplies to major U.S. markets in the Southeast, Midwest and Northeast. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090312/CL83139 ) (Logo:...

2009-03-11 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas prices and the energy industry may be in a slump, but the North Texas region that comprises the Barnett Shale gas play is faring much better economically than it would have without this valuable resource, according to a third annual report on the natural gas field's economic impact. In 2008, the Barnett Shale generated 111,131 permanent jobs and pumped more than $11 billion into the regional economy, a net gain of more than 30 percent...

2009-03-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY), (the "Company" or "Southern Star"), an exploration and production company with reserves and production from leases located in northern Louisiana, today announced that the Boyce-Pate 16-1 Well, the Company's third planned Haynesville test well, spudded on February 19, 2009. The Company also released results of its first-stage frac results in the L. Moore 20-1 Cotton Valley completion. The...

2009-03-02 16:42:00

CEGT to expand capacity on pipeline from East Texas to Perryville Hub(SM) HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company (CEGT), an indirect, wholly-owned interstate natural gas pipeline subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), has executed a definitive agreement with Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc (CEMI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) (Chesapeake), to transport Chesapeake's growing Haynesville...


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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