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2008-11-05 18:00:19

EXCO Resources, Inc. (NYSE: XCO) today announced third quarter of 2008 results. -- Adjusted net income available to common shareholders, a non-GAAP measure adjusting for non-cash derivative gains or losses, non-cash ceiling test write-down and other items typically not included by securities analysts in published estimates, was $0.23 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2008 compared with an adjusted net loss of $0.20 per share for the third quarter of 2007. -- Oil and...

2008-10-30 09:00:35

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY, the "Company"), a fast-growing exploration and production ("E&P") company with reserves and production from leases located in northern Louisiana, today provided a corporate update and evidence to demonstrate the Company's strong position in view of continuing market uncertainty. Production and Drilling Update The Company's Cotton Valley program continues to respond favorably to production...

2008-10-29 18:00:22

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. today announced the completion of a redetermination of the borrowing base for its credit facility. A consortium of six banks has agreed to increase the availability under the Company's credit facility by $57.5 million, or 35%, to $222.5 million. Carrizo currently has $120 million drawn and outstanding under the credit facility. Chief Executive Officer S. P. "Chip" Johnson, IV stated, "Carrizo's drilling success in the...

2008-10-22 15:00:27

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/19758a/us_shale_prospects) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "US Shale Prospects Players, Projects, Costs, Returns" to their offering. Our US Shale Prospects: Players, Projects, Costs, Returns report helps to understand the evolution and the current levels of activity in the major shale basins in the US. High oil prices and the improvement in drilling technologies have made the production from...

2008-10-20 21:00:13

DENVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. today announced the expansion of its Woodford Shale position in the Anadarko Basin of western Oklahoma. Cimarex has entered into an agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corporation to acquire 38,000 net acres for $180 million. The acreage is located in Blaine and Canadian counties, with 88% held by production and an average net revenue interest of 84%. After completing this transaction Cimarex will have 88,000 net...

2008-10-17 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY, the "Company"), a fast-growing E&P 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 Atkins-Lincoln 17-2 Well with positive results. The well reached a total depth of 11,300 feet on October 14, 2008. This well is strategically located in the center section of the...

2008-10-16 15:00:24

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mexco Energy Corporation today announced it has purchased interests in approximately 143 mineral acres amounting to an approximate 10% royalty in three gas wells located in Johnson County, Texas for $1.275 million. This property, operated by Williams Production Gulf Coast Company, L.P., contains three (3) development wells in the Newark East (Barnett Shale) Field which have been drilled and are being prepared for production. Approximately...

2008-10-16 12:00:21

Champlain Resources Inc. ("Champlain" or the "Corporation") (TSX-V: CPL.H) provides this update on its Marcellus shale leases. Champlain has identified over 25,000 acres of Marcellus shale primarily in Pennsylvania and southern New York State. The current leases, which range from two to five years and vary from paid-up to annual rentals, are ready to be finalized and transferred to Champlain upon closing. Champlain has held meetings with Halliburton of Houston, Texas to act as project...

2008-10-10 18:00:31

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced a listing of major topics that will be addressed at its 2008 Investor and Analyst Meeting that will be held in Oklahoma City, OK on October 15 and 16, 2008. Financial Topics Sale of Leasehold and Producing Properties: Chesapeake continues to make progress in its previously announced plans to sell certain leasehold and producing properties to build its cash reserves during the ongoing financial market crisis. The company is...

2008-10-10 15:00:30

By CHUCK BARTELS LITTLE ROCK -- The top executive of Southwestern Energy Co. says gas wells in the Fayetteville Shale formation in Arkansas remain economically feasible, even though natural gas prices are down. John Thaeler, CEO of the largest player in the Arkansas gas boom, said Friday that the Fayetteville Shale is exceptionally productive. He noted that the company on July 1 reached the milestone of producing 500 million cubic feet per day, a level that it took 20 years to reach in...


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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