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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.

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.

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.

2009-06-08 08:00:00

HOUSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Indigo Minerals LLC ("Indigo") announced today that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire producing properties, undeveloped acreage and certain midstream assets located in the Ark-La-Tex region from Chesapeake Energy Corporation ("Chesapeake") for a total consideration of $218 million.

2009-05-28 13:40:00

DENVER, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DCP Midstream, LLC today announced the startup of new facilities servicing Anadarko-Woodford Shale resource play development in Oklahoma's Blaine and Canadian counties.

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.

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.

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...


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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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