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2011-02-01 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced 2010 drilling and production results, as well as updated estimates of the Company's total resource potential. Petrohawk announced 3.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Tcfe) of estimated proved reserves at December 31, 2010 representing 50% year over year reserve growth pro forma for approximately 500 Bcfe which were divested during 2010. Not...

2011-01-24 08:10:00

FRISCO, Texas, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) announced today that its proved oil and natural gas reserves as of December 31, 2010 were estimated at 1,026 billion cubic feet ("Bcf") of natural gas and 4.2 million barrels of crude oil or 1,051 Bcfe, an increase of 45% as compared to total proved reserves as of December 31, 2009 of 726 Bcfe. Yearend proved reserves were 98% natural gas and 50% were classified as proved...

2011-01-07 15:15:00

DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV). Sun River Energy, Inc.'s (the "Company" or "Sun River") wholly owned operating company, Sun River Operating, Inc., set pipe on the Neal Heirs #1 well in southwestern Panola County, Texas at a total depth of 11,073 feet. Logging was completed on December 25, 2010. All of the objective formations were penetrated and no unusual drilling conditions were encountered during drilling. Based on preliminary...

2010-12-23 06:13:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced that it has completed the sale of its natural gas assets in the Fayetteville Shale, located primarily in Cleburne and Van Buren Counties, Arkansas, to XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, for $575 million. The sale has an effective date of October 1, 2010. In addition, the Company has entered into a definitive agreement with XTO Energy to sell its...

2010-12-16 08:10:00

FRISCO, Texas, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) announced that it plans to spend approximately $522.0 million in 2011 for development and exploration activities. The 2011 drilling program will focus on the continued development and delineation of its Haynesville shale and Bossier shale properties in North Louisiana and its Eagle Ford shale properties in South Texas. Comstock is currently utilizing six operated...

2010-11-02 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced its third quarter 2010 financial and operational results and provided a preview of 2011 capital spending plans and production guidance. Third Quarter 2010 Highlights Petrohawk reported average third quarter production of 685 million cubic feet equivalent per day (Mmcfe/d), a 10% increase over second quarter 2010...

2010-11-01 15:14:00

FRISCO, Texas, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today reported financial and operating results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2010. Financial Results for the Three Months and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2010 Comstock reported a net loss of $4.7 million or 10 cents per diluted share for the three months ended September 30, 2010 as compared to a net loss of $12.6 million or 28 cents per...

2010-11-01 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced its third quarter operational update. SHELBY TROUGH Angelina River Trend. The Company has completed its initial well in the Shelby Trough, the S.W. Henderson No. 1H (100% WI), a 4,100 foot horizontal well targeting the Haynesville Shale in Angelina County, Texas. The well produced into sales at a 24-hour rate of 21,000 Mcf per day on a 22/64 inch choke with 10,250 psi. The...

2010-10-26 08:50:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana on September 29, 2010, granted a motion to the defendants to dismiss in favor of Jones Walker clients, Chesapeake Louisiana L.P., Petrohawk Properties, L.P., Red River Services, LLC, and Delta Lands Exploration, Inc. in the case of HMB Interests, et al. v. Chesapeake Louisiana, L.P., et al. This case was a putative class action brought on behalf of all lessors who entered into mineral...

2010-10-25 15:05:00

DENVER, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QEP Resources (NYSE: QEP) today reported third quarter 2010 production and provided an update on recent well results and midstream operations. This update precedes the release of the company's third quarter financial results which will be issued after the market close on October 26. QEP will also hold a conference call at 11AM EDT on October 27 to discuss third quarter 2010 results. A live webcast of the call will be available on the QEP...


Latest Geology of Texas Reference Libraries

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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