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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...

2008-10-06 03:00:25

By Hengel, Mark A STUDY OF MINERAL LEASES IN THE FAYETTEville Shale Play of north- central Arkansas shows hat more recent contracts carry significantly better royalty and signing bonuses than did the earlier leases. Leases typically have a term of five years, meaning some of the earliest leases in the successful gas deposit could be up for renegotiation next year. But can early signers expect to get better terms like their late-to-the-party counter-parts? The answer is disappointing:...

2008-10-01 09:00:41

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc., has entered into a ten-year agreement for firm transportation of 375 million cubic feet (mmcf) per day of natural gas and an option to transport an additional 125 mmcf per day on the Fayetteville Express Pipeline, a new 42-inch, 187-mile pipeline system to be constructed by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. The pipeline system that...

2008-09-30 00:00:28

By Jerry Shottenkirk Experts say natural gas is abundant because of the use of advanced drilling techniques. However, those techniques such as horizontal drilling and high- pressure fracturing cost millions for each week. Chesapeake Energy last week announced a cutback in budgeting and drilling for the next few years. It comes down to price and value. On Friday natural gas flirted with the $7.50-per-thousand-cubic- feet mark, and that's just the New York Mercantile Exchange price....

2008-09-29 09:00:49

MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. ("Basic") announced today it has purchased substantially all of the operating assets of Azurite Services Company, Inc., Azurite Leasing Company, LLC and Freestone Disposal, L.P. (collectively known as "Azurite") for approximately $60 million in cash. Projected revenue for the first twelve months from these assets is expected to be $51 million and the transaction is anticipated to be accretive to earnings in...

2008-09-19 09:00:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /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 the Company experienced no interruptions in field operations, production, or drilling operations during or following the passage of Hurricane Gustav and Hurricane Ike. The Company experienced no damage to field equipment, and there were no injuries to any of the...

2008-09-17 06:00:24

By Julene Bair While touting his plan to wean us off foreign oil, Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens makes no bones about being heavily invested in the natural gas he wants us to use in our cars. Nor does he deny the wind generated on his 200,000-acre wind farm would inflate a fortune accumulated selling fossil fuel. But he says little of his intention to market fossil water. That's what conservationists call finite supplies of water dating to prehistoric times. The Ogallala Aquifer is...


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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