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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...

2010-01-11 08:20:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gateway Energy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GNRG) (the "Company") today announced that it has acquired the Hickory Creek Gathering System from Hickory Creek Gathering L.P. and Range Texas Production, LLC for a cash purchase price of $3.9 million, adjusted to reflect a transaction effective date of November 1, 2009. The Hickory Creek Gathering System is located in Denton County, Texas, in the core area of the Barnett Shale and currently...

2010-01-06 14:12:00

CLOVIS, N.M., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico American Water's Board of Directors issued a proclamation last month, approving a comprehensive conservation plan for customers in Clovis. The proclamation comes as water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer, which is the only source of supply for Clovis residents, continue to decline. As a result, New Mexico American Water has seen a 10 percent average annual decline in its well pumping capacity compelling the company to increase the number of...

2010-01-06 00:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) announced today the acquisition of significant positions in four US resource plays, including the highly prospective Haynesville and Marcellus gas shale plays in North Louisiana/East Texas and Western Pennsylvania, respectively, and new frontier plays in Alabama and Montana. Altogether, Endeavour has acquired interests in 526,000 gross acres (165,000 net acres) in these four areas for...

2010-01-04 06:30:00

DENVER, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellora Energy, an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of onshore domestic oil and gas properties, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its southwest Kansas (Hugoton Field) and southeast Colorado properties to an undisclosed buyer. Under the terms of the agreement, Ellora Energy will receive $247 million for all of its operated and non-operated properties in Kansas and...

2009-12-16 07:45:00

FRISCO, Texas, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) announced that it plans to spend approximately $385.0 million in 2010 for development and exploration activities. Comstock expects to add an additional drilling rig in the second quarter of 2010 to the six rigs which the Company is currently utilizing in its Haynesville shale drilling program. Comstock has budgeted to drill 59 (42.6 net) wells in 2010 as compared to the 52...

2009-12-03 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced its preliminary capital expenditure budget for 2010, a significant acreage acquisition in the Angelina River Trend, and an operational update on its Haynesville Shale and horizontal Cotton Valley Taylor sand activities. 2010 CAPITAL EXPENDITURE BUDGET The Company today announced a preliminary capital expenditure budget for 2010 of $230 million, flat with the Company's revised 2009 budget....


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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