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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...

2009-02-25 17:34:00

- Production Volumes for the Year Set Record and Grow 51% Over 2007. Production Volumes for the Fourth Quarter Increase by 39% Versus the Prior Year Period. Guidance of 5 - 10% Sequential Quarterly Growth in 1Q'09 - Proved Reserves Grow by 12% to 402 Bcfe Using Year End 2008 SEC Pricing - Drilled 127 Gross (76 Net) Wells in 2008 with a 98% Success Rate - Acreage in the Cotton Valley Trend Increased 10% to Approximately 201,000 Gross (127,000 Net) Acres at Year End, with 100,000 Gross (63,000...

2009-02-19 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY) ("Southern Star" or the "Company") today announced the preliminary results of Core Laboratories' ("Core Lab") technical evaluation of the well data and core samples provided by the Company for the Atkins-Lincoln 17-2 and Burt 20-1 Haynesville test wells. The Company recently completed drilling operations on its two initial Haynesville delineation wells, the Atkins-Lincoln 17-2 and the Burt 20-1....

2009-02-17 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY; "Southern Star" or the "Company") today announced the ninth successful Cotton Valley discovery well in its Sentell Field Development Project, Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The Company has successfully drilled its ninth Cotton Valley discovery, the L. Moore 20-1 Well, which reached planned total depth (TD) of 9,904 feet on January 31, 2009. This well is the northwest offset to the recent Cash...

2009-02-03 11:22:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board MNLU; 5MN-Frankfurt) reports that the Company and its operator have placed the Griffith 11 #1 well in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana on production. The Griffith 11 #1(Section 11, 13N, 14W) had an initial production rate of 23.3 Mmcfe/d on a 28/64" choke with 7,550# flowing casing pressure. The Griffith 11 #1 is the first well to be drilled with the Company's operator in the...

2009-02-03 06:00:00

Final Proved Reserves up 34% Year Over Year at 1.42 Tcfe, 419% of Production Replaced Haynesville Shale Gross Operated Production Reaches 160 Mmcfe/d HOUSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) provided its fourth quarter 2008 operational update, including additional drilling results in the Haynesville Shale and proved reserves for year-end 2008. During the fourth quarter, Petrohawk drilled 218 wells, with a success rate...

2009-01-26 18:43:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) today announced that its President and CEO, Gary Kolstad, in association with Oil and Gas Investor, will participate in a Haynesville Shale webinar on Wednesday, January 28 at 11:00am (EST). Money managers, analysts, oil and gas professionals and other guests may register for the webcast at: http://www.oilandgasinvestor.com/webinar/200901_haynesville/ Topics to be covered on the webinar include: The 2009...


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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