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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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-09-19 09:00:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc.

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.

2008-09-11 12:00:38

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners has announced that its subsidiary, Gulf South Pipeline Company, is conducting a binding open season to solicit commitments to support an expansion of its new east Texas-to-Mississippi 42-inch pipeline in order to serve increased production out of east Texas and the Haynesville Shale.

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.

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.

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.


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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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