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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....

2011-07-19 09:11:00

HOUSTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Walker attorneys Michael B. Donald, Joshua A. Norris and Nicole M. Duarte, partners in the firm's Houston office, recently prevailed in a case on appeal for clients QEP Energy Company (formerly known as Questar Exploration and Production Company) and Ollie A. Phelps in the Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Louisiana. The action was the first "failure to develop" case arising out of the recently discovered Haynesville Shale natural gas play in...

2011-07-05 07:00:00

IRVING, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Oil and Gas issued an operational update on the company's recent activity related to the development of various oil and gas properties in its portfolio. Oil and Gas is working very hard to retain all of its viable Haynesville leases in this difficult pricing environment. Through June 15, 2011 the company participated in 171 new wells, 21 operated and 150 non-operated. The company is running 4 rigs currently. Breitling Oil and Gas...

2011-05-05 05:00:00

HOUSTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced its first quarter 2011 operational and financial results, as well as important developments affecting its multi-year outlook. "Today's announcements underscore Petrohawk's substantial production growth and cash flow generating capabilities," said Floyd C. Wilson, the Company's Chairman and CEO. "The addition of the Permian Basin completes our vision of a...

2011-05-02 15:10:00

FRISCO, Texas, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today reported financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2011 Comstock reported net income of $2.4 million or 5 cents per diluted share for the first quarter of 2011 as compared to net income of $7.3 million or 16 cents per share for the three months ended March 31, 2010. Comstock's...

2011-04-25 15:05:00

DENVER, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QEP Resources (NYSE: QEP) today reported first quarter 2011 production and provided an update on individual plays and midstream operations. This update precedes the release of the company's first quarter financial results which will be issued after the market close on April 26. QEP will also hold a conference call at 11:00 AM EDT on April 27 to discuss first quarter 2011 results. A live webcast of the call will be available on the QEP Resources...

2011-03-30 07:54:00

HOUSTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Floyd C. Wilson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Petrohawk Energy Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: HK) will present today at the Howard Weil 39th Annual Energy Conference, to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Company's presentation materials will be available on its website, www.petrohawk.com. Petrohawk Energy Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and...


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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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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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