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2010-10-19 08:20:00

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today provided an update on its drilling program in Northern Louisiana. As was previously reported with the Company's second quarter operating results, Comstock has been experiencing significant delays in completing its Haynesville or Bossier shale wells due to the limited availability of high pressure pumping services. On September 30, 2010 the Company has 26 Haynesville or Bossier...

2010-10-15 09:03:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE: HK) has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT) to discuss third quarter 2010 financial and operating results. To access, dial 888-263-2919 five to ten minutes before the call begins. Please reference Petrohawk Energy Conference ID 5621024. International callers may also participate by dialing 913-312-1433. A replay of the call will be available approximately...

2010-08-18 14:05:00

DALLAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Petroleum is pleased to announce the recent completion of the Crowley Teeter #1H, a horizontal well drilled in the sweet spot of the massive Newark, East gas field in the Barnett Shale. Completed in May 2010, the Tarrant County well started production at a rate of 5,866 MCF of natural gas per day after a massive 4-stage fracture stimulation procedure. In the first 60 days of production, the Crowley Teeter #1H has sold 254,552 MCF of natural gas down...

2010-08-02 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced its second quarter 2010 financial and operating results, including quarterly production above expectations; a liquidity update based on $1.4 billion in divestitures closed during the quarter; an update on Haynesville Shale activities, as well as positive developments in the condensate and oil-prone areas of the Eagle Ford Shale. Petrohawk produced an average of...

2010-07-26 15:01:00

DENVER, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QEP Resources (NYSE: QEP) today reported second quarter 2010 production and provided an update on recent well results and midstream operations. This update precedes the release of the company's second quarter financial results which will be issued after the market close on July 27, 2010. QEP will also hold a conference call at 11AM EDT on July 28, 2010 to discuss second quarter 2010 results. The conference call can be heard live at QEP Resources'...

2010-06-21 01:00:00

HOUSTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) announced today that its drilling program in the United States is recording encouraging test results from joint-interest wells in the Haynesville, Cotton Valley and Marcellus gas plays. The new initiative is part of the company's strategy to establish a growth-oriented portfolio of domestic onshore properties that complement its development and producing assets in the United...

2010-06-17 09:48:00

HOUSTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston oilman George P. Mitchell has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gas Technology Institute. The founder of Mitchell Energy & Development Corp., Mitchell received the prestigious honor for pioneering hydraulic fracturing and drilling technologies that created a shale gas revolution. Mitchell was given the award at the "Global Unconventional Gas 2010: Unlocking Your Potential" conference as energy professionals from around the world...

2010-05-24 08:34:00

HOUSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced that two previously announced transactions, a 50/50 joint venture with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. ("Kinder Morgan") involving the Company's midstream business in the Haynesville Shale for $875 million and the sale of Terryville Field for $320 million, have closed. Petrohawk has now closed approximately $1.37 billion in asset sales year to date, in...

2010-05-05 05:15:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced first quarter 2010 operating and financial results, including updated production and cost detail associated with recently announced divestitures and updated liquidity estimates, as well as the Company's forecast for increased oil and liquids production from the Eagle Ford Shale. Quarterly Financial and Operational Performance During the first quarter,...

2010-04-13 05:00:00

HOUSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced that it will transition capital toward its 225,000 net acres in the oil and condensate windows of the Eagle Ford Shale, prompting a reallocation and overall reduction in its 2010 capital budget. The reallocation and $100 million reduction in capital spending program highlights Petrohawk's flexibility in reducing its rig count in the Haynesville Shale play,...


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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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