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2008-09-02 06:00:21

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) and BP America (NYSE:BP) today announced the execution of a Letter of Intent for a joint venture whereby BP will acquire a 25% interest in Chesapeake's Fayetteville Shale assets in Arkansas for $1.9 billion. The assets have current daily net production of approximately 180 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent and include approximately 540,000 net acres of leasehold which the companies believe could support the drilling of up to 6,700 future...

2008-09-02 06:00:21

RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION (NYSE:RRC) Range Resources today provided an operations update. Previously the Company had indicated that the first phase of the pipeline and processing build out for its Marcellus Shale development in Appalachia was expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2009. Marcellus production was previously anticipated to reach 30 Mmcfe per day by the end of the first quarter 2009. Due to excellent progress by the Range and MarkWest teams and the various...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Enterprise Products Partners has announced that its affiliates have signed new long-term agreements with producers in the Barnett Shale region that will utilize approximately 900 million cubic feet per day of capacity on the partnership's 1.1 billion cubic feet per day Sherman Extension natural gas pipeline. The partnership also announced that it will construct a pipeline that will transport new supplies of natural gas produced from the Barnett Shale in Tarrant and Denton counties, Texas to...

2008-08-26 09:01:12

HOUSTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company ("PXP" or the "Company") announces that a representative of the Company is scheduled to present at the 2008 Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 4:20 p.m. Eastern time. A live webcast and slides for the presentation will be available in the Investor Information section of PXP's website, http://www.pxp.com/, on the day of the presentation and for 60 days after the...

2008-08-25 03:00:39

By Anonymous The Louisiana Mineral Board posted its second highest mineral lease sale on record this month, thanks in large part to interest generated by a natural gas discovery in the northwest portion of the state. The Mineral Board on Wednesday collected $93.8 million, nearly double the $48.7 million collected in July. The board said most of the August lease sale was related to state-owned land, meaning a windfall for Louisiana. The state said $92.2 million of the bonus money -- the...

2008-08-11 15:01:12

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Foothills Resources, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: FTRS) announced today that it will be a presenting company at EnerCom, Inc.'s The Oil & Gas Conference(R) to be held August 11-14, 2008 at The Westin Tabor Center Hotel in downtown Denver. Foothills Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Tower, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at 3:35 PM MDT. Mr. Tower will update the investment community on the Company's projects in the...

2008-08-07 03:00:31

By Mike Lee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 7--FORT WORTH -- As the Barnett Shale boom pushes pipelines farther into established neighborhoods, the City Council will sit down today with its natural gas drilling committee and state and federal regulators to discuss the web of pipelines being built to serve the gas field. Up to now, city officials have said there's little they can do to control pipelines. The companies are already overseen by state and federal law, and many have the...

2008-08-06 21:00:31

By Mike Lee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 6--One of the thorniest issues in the Barnett Shale comes to a head Thursday when the Fort Worth City Council sits down with its natural gas drilling committee, state and federal regulators to discuss the web of pipelines being built to serve the Barnett Shale boom. Up to now, city officials have said there's little they can do to control pipelines. The companies are already overseen by state and federal law, and many of the companies...

2008-08-06 09:00:55

By Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 6--Energy Transfer Partners said Tuesday that it has completed two pipelines that will boost the capacity to carry natural gas out of the Barnett Shale by about 1 billion cubic feet per day, relieving a bottleneck that has crimped some companies' production. Energy Transfer, already the largest pipeline company in the field, said it recently opened a 135-mile, 36-inch line from near Eagle Mountain Lake to Paris in East Texas. That line...

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 6--A group of neighborhoods covering about 650 acres just east of Lake Worth is negotiating a mineral-rights lease with Chesapeake Energy that includes a $30,000-per-acre signing bonus, the highest known bonus paid in the Barnett Shale. It would top the previous record of $27,200 won from Chesapeake in May by a Burleson group. The landowners, whose property is in the cities of Lake Worth and Fort Worth, and Chesapeake have agreed on...


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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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