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2011-08-18 16:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today acknowledged that it has received fact-finding subpoenas from the Attorney General of the State of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission requesting information relating to its Haynesville Shale gas wells and reserves. Goodrich believes that these subpoenas are the result of a series of recent articles on shale gas appearing in the New York Times. There has been no allegation of...

2011-07-26 15:05:00

DENVER, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QEP Resources (NYSE: QEP) reported adjusted EBITDA (a non-GAAP measure) of $336.6 million for the second quarter of 2011 compared to $276.0 million in the 2010 period, a 22% increase. Net realized natural gas prices were 17% lower than a year ago, but were more than offset by a 20% increase in production and higher net realized crude oil and NGL prices at QEP Energy, along with increased gathering and processing margins at QEP Field Services....

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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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'