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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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-09-04 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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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...

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