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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,...

2010-04-12 04:00:00

HOUSTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced it has entered into agreements to acquire an average 70% leasehold interest in approximately 50,000 gross (35,000 net) acres within the oil window of the Eagle Ford Shale play in La Salle and Frio Counties, Texas. The purchase price equates to an average of $1,675 per net acre, with approximately $15.0 million in upfront cash and the option to drill to earn its full interest through $44.0...

2010-03-24 08:20:00

FRISCO, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today announced that the first well drilled in its South Toledo Bend field in Sabine Parish in Northern Louisiana was successful. The Sustainable Forest 3#1H was drilled to a vertical depth of 12,360 feet with a 4,160 foot horizontal lateral. The horizontal lateral was drilled in the upper section of the Haynesville shale or Bossier shale and the well was completed with 16...

2010-03-22 11:20:00

HOUSTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today announced a successful follow-up horizontal well in the Haynesville Shale at County Line in East Texas. This marks the first Company-operated horizontal Haynesville Shale well, which was drilled in St. Augustine County, Texas. The King G.U. #1 (69 percent working interest), was completed in a 4,487-foot horizontal leg with 14 stages and is currently producing to sales at 19 Mmcf per day. "With...

2010-03-16 14:49:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following the March 15, 2010 announcement that it has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement of its producing Haynesville Shale assets in De Soto Parish, North Louisiana for proceeds of over $27 million, Mainland Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU, Frankfurt 5MN), a Nevada Corporation ("Mainland"), provides the following operational update concerning its current assets and business plan: Sale of Haynesville Interest (40% working...


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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