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2008-09-10 12:00:45

Mainland Resources, an oil and gas exploration and production company, has signed a letter agreement to acquire 5,000 net acres in Mississippi, where the company plans to drill the first test well to evaluate the potential Haynesville Shale gas formation in the region. Under the terms of the agreement, Mainland Resources will acquire 100% working interest and 75% net revenue interest on all gas formations within the 5,000 net acres, which are located in southwestern Mississippi within the...

2008-09-10 09:00:42

Regency Energy Partners has announced that it plans to expand its pipeline system in north Louisiana to bring natural gas from the Haynesville Shale to market. The $1.1 billion expansion of the Regency Intrastate Gas System will provide 1.45 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) of new capacity to handle expected increases in production from the region, said Regency Energy. Regency has obtained letters of intent for long-term transportation agreements from anchor shippers covering...

2008-09-09 18:00:29

Regency Energy Partners LP (Nasdaq: RGNC) announced today it plans to expand its pipeline system in North Louisiana to bring natural gas from the Haynesville Shale - one of the most active new natural gas plays in the United States - to market. The $1.1 billion expansion of the Regency Intrastate Gas System will provide 1.45 Bcfd of new capacity to handle expected increases in production from the region. Regency has obtained letters of intent for long-term transportation agreements from...

2008-09-08 12:00:36

Dune Energy, engaged in the exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil, has closed $38.1 million of its previously announced sale of its Barnett Shale assets, located in the Denton and Wise counties of Texas. The difference between the $38.1 million and the $41.5 million original sale price reflects post-closing adjustments. These funds will be used to eliminate the $28.1 million outstanding on Dune's $40 million revolving credit facility, and for general corporate purposes....

2008-09-08 12:00:35

By Jerry Shottenkirk On a day when declining companies doubled up the gainers 2-1 on Wall Street, state energy stocks - particularly oil and gas exploration and production companies and service providers - responded to higher oil prices and were up all across the board. There aren't many stagnant stocks among Oklahoma energy companies, and on Monday, they once again bucked a Wall Street trend. "On Friday the Dow took a 200-point hit and all our energy stocks around here were up," said...

2008-09-05 06:00:20

Xtreme Oil & Gas has entered into a contract to purchase and develop approximately 936 acres in the Haynesville Shale region. Xtreme has targeted the acquisition of 50,000 acres in the formation area. The property is presently undeveloped and Xtreme has begun discussions with geologists to determine the best approach to exploit the Haynesville Shale within the properties. While Xtreme has previously focused on reworking and redeveloping mature oil fields using new technology and...

2008-09-04 15:00:31

DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (AMEX:QBC) ("Cubic" or the "Company") announced the Company has reached total depth of 11,950 feet on its Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1. 4 1/2" casing was set at 11,950 feet. The Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1 is Cubic's fifth Haynesville Shale well in its northwest Louisiana acreage. The Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1 is Cubic's second Haynesville Shale well to be drilled in the Company's southern acreage position of Bethany Longstreet. Log analysis...

2008-09-04 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: SSEY) , a fast-growing E&P company with reserves and production from leases located in northern Louisiana, today announced the successful drill of the Cash Point 30-1 Well, which reached planned total depth (TD) of 9,500 feet on August 27, 2008. This well is located in the southern section of the company's Sentell Field in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. Wireline logging and mud log shows indicate the...

2008-09-04 09:00:42

Vortex Resources Corp. (the "Company") (OTC BB: VTEX) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") to enter into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Blackhawk Investments Limited ("Blackhawk"), based in London, England. Blackhawk will exercise its exclusive option to acquire all of the issued and allotted share capital in Sandhaven Securities Limited ("SSL"), and its underlying oil and gas assets in NT Energy (about 62% control). NT Energy holds rights...

2008-09-03 09:00:39

Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc. (Pink Sheets: XTOG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to purchase and develop approximately 936 acres in the Haynesville Shale. Xtreme's target in the Haynesville Shale is to acquire 50,000 acres. Xtreme Oil & Gas announced today that it has entered into a contract for the purchase and development of approximately 936 acres in the North East Texas region where Haynesville Shale is present. The property is presently undeveloped and...


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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