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2011-08-08 06:45:00

DENVER, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute") (NYSE: REN) announced today that it will issue a press release covering operating and financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2011, after the market closes on Monday, August 8, 2011. An investor conference call to review the second quarter results will be held on Monday, August 8, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Date: Monday, August 8, 2011 Time: 5:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM CDT / 3:00...

2011-08-04 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) and Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) have entered into an agreement to provide 91 million tons of low sulfur coal to serve multiple electricity generating plants in Missouri through 2017. Peabody will source multiple products from its Powder River Basin operations in Wyoming to serve contract terms that would continue a minimum of six years, with opportunities for extension. "The contract represents a major commitment...

2011-07-29 08:15:00

ABINGDON, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), one of the nation's leading coal suppliers, is pleased to announce the results of a recent Mine Rescue Competition. Mine rescue teams from Alpha affiliates: Kingston Resources, Inc., Rockspring Development, Inc., and Brooks Run Mining, and a Southern West Virginia regional team recently participated in the Friends of Coal festival in Beckley, W.Va. Teams from several coal companies participated in the event....

2011-07-27 13:04:00

GILLETTE, Wyo., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTC: HPGS, "the Company") announced that it has secured a final commitment for the collateral required to obtain the bonding necessary to complete the closing of the acquisition of its Purchase and Sale Agreement with J.M. Huber Energy Corporation to purchase its oil and gas assets located in the Powder River Basin. Brent Cook: "By obtaining the bonding, we are now close to getting this transaction completed. We are in...

2011-07-13 17:39:00

ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that it is the winning bidder for the control of approximately 220 million tons of low sulfur coal reserves in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. The winning bid for the reserves was $0.95 per mineable ton, made through a sealed bid auction process. The company intends to add the "Belle Ayr North" reserve area to the assigned reserves related to the Caballo Mine, which had 2010 sales of 23.5 million...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, is pleased to announce that several of its affiliates were recently recognized for safety achievements. The following Alpha-affiliated operations received the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association award: Brooks Run Mining Company, LLC for the Wyoming No. 1 mine, the Cucumber mine, and the Poplar Ridge Deep No. 1 mine. Simmons Fork Mining, Inc.'s Ewing Fork No. One surface...

2011-06-22 09:02:00

ABINGDON, Va., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coal Gas Recovery, LLC (CGR), an affiliate of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), recently received the Southwestern Virginia Technology Council's High Tech Excellence in Green Technology Award. The award recognizes businesses in the region that have put environmentally sound practices in place while embracing technological advances. CGR won the award for the development of its coal mine methane (CMM) recovery program. Regulatory agencies...

2011-06-22 06:00:00

TSX-V : TAS          OTC : TASFFFSE : G7K VANCOUVER, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: TAS) is pleased to announce that the company has commenced a diamond drilling program on the Wheeler River uranium properties, adjoining the Denison Mines property and the Phoenix Zone, in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. Terra has the option to earn up to a 95% interest in three dispositions, from Solitaire Mineral Corp....

2011-06-01 08:00:00

GILLETTE, Wyo., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: HPGS or "HPG" or "the Company") today announced the amendment of the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the Company and J.M. Huber Corporation. The transaction involves certain coalbed methane assets in Wyoming and Montana and has been extended. The amendment expires June 30, 2011, but has provisions which allow the parties to either close or cancel the amendment prior to that date. Details of the transaction were...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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