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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...

2010-03-15 08:15:00

HOUSTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU; Frankfurt 5MN), a Nevada Corporation ("Mainland") reports that the Company and an undisclosed buyer have executed a Purchase and Sale Agreement for Mainland's Haynesville Shale interest on the Company's DeSoto Parish, Louisiana leases. Under the terms of the agreement, Mainland Resources, Inc. ("the Seller") and the Buyer have signed a Purchase and Sales Agreement dated March 12, 2010,...

2010-03-04 11:28:00

COLLEGE STATION "“ A new study by Texas AgriLife Research scientists finds that contrary to widespread perceptions, springs in the Edwards Plateau, which provide much of the stream flows, have not been declining as a result of increased encroachment of woody plants. In fact, spring flows are twice as high as they were prior to 1950. The study found that the landscape is actually recovering from intensive livestock grazing in Texas that dates back to the late 1800s. Large numbers of...

2010-02-17 12:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE: HK) has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST) to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results. To access, dial 800-644-8607 five to ten minutes before the call begins. Please reference Petrohawk Energy Conference ID 49843062. International callers may also participate by dialing 706-679-8184. In addition, the call will be webcast live on...

2010-02-16 08:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc., a Nevada Corporation ("Mainland") reports that the Company and its Operator have successfully completed the drilling of the lateral portion of the Stevenson Douglas 16 #1 well, which is the third Haynesville shale well to be drilled on its DeSoto Parish, Louisiana leases. The well is currently waiting on completion. Mainland Resources, Inc. owns a 38.20% working interest in the Stevenson Douglas 16 #1 well. The Company...

2010-02-01 06:15:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced that its proved oil and gas reserves at December 31, 2009 are estimated at 2.75 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Tcfe). Proved reserves increased over 1.5 Tcfe over year end 2008, pro forma for the sale of the Company's Permian Basin properties in October 2009. Proved reserves, pro forma for the sale of the Permian Basin properties, grew 122% year...

2010-01-25 09:51:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Energy, LLC ("Regal Energy") today announced the formation of Regal Energy Operating, LLC ("REO"). REO will be in charge of all operations for Regal Energy, including definition of territory and lease operations with its primary focus on the Barnett Shale in North Texas. In addition to REO being the operator for Regal Energy, REO's services are also available to other oil and gas companies. "Regal Energy Operating provides everything needed to...

2010-01-25 09:38:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU; Frankfurt: 5MN) has received a research report prepared by Grass Roots Research and Distribution / Cohen Independent Research that places a one-year Base Cohen Price target of $5.81 for the Company and recommends Mainland Resources, Inc. as a Strong Short-term Buy and a Buy for the long-term. The 40-page report details Mainland Resources, Inc's development of natural gas leases in Louisiana...


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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