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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....

2009-11-16 15:53:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mainland Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MNLU) (Frankfurt: 5MN) announced the closing and receipt of $3.2 million from Guggenheim Corporate Funding LLC ("Guggenheim") to complete the purchase of the 8,225 net oil and gas lease acres covering the Mississippi Project and to pay off their previous bridge loan with Guggenheim. Mainland Resources has entered into a two-year $40 million senior secured advancing line of credit agreement with...

2009-11-09 14:14:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. (NYSE Amex: AE) announced that during the third quarter of 2009 it participated in the drilling of three successful wells in the Haynesville Shale Play of Nacogdoches County, Texas. These wells, the Hill #1, the Pop Pop Gas Unit #1 and the Hassell Gas Unit #1, each began initial production rates from 12,000 to in excess of 15,000 mcf per day of natural gas with flowing tubing pressures in excess of 7200 psi. The...

2009-11-04 18:37:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") (NYSE: HK) today announced 1) its third quarter 2009 financial and operating results, including higher than expected production; 2) 2010 capital budget, production targets and planned divestments; 3) updated activities in the Haynesville and Eagle Ford Shales; 4) an expansion of its Eagle Ford Shale acreage position and 5) an evaluation of the Company's Bossier Shale potential. "The...

2009-11-02 08:58:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) today announced the results of a successful Haynesville Shale well in San Augustine County, Texas. The Kardell Gas Unit 1H achieved an average continuous 24-hour flow rate of approximately 30.7 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day through a 37/64-inch choke. Flowing pressure was 6,824 pounds per square inch. The Kardell well was drilled to a total measured depth of 18,350 feet, including a...


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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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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