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Researchers Provide New View Of Mount Rainier's Volcanic Plumbing

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new, detailed image of the volcanic plumbing beneath Mt. Rainier has been created by a group of researchers from the University of Utah, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the College...

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2014-07-23 20:21:17

Makes Decision to Reduce Number of US-based Events In Move to Address Industry Needs TULSA, Okla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), a partner with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) in the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), announced plans to focus its regional U.S. unconventional oil and gas efforts on this one event. The move follows...

2014-07-23 16:22:43

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120927/MM82470LOGO SMLP will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern on Friday, August 8, 2014, to discuss its quarterly operating and financial results. Interested parties may participate...

2014-07-23 08:26:19

Renegotiation of option agreement gives Chalice 100% ownership of gold deposit near Cameron Project Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding: 287 million Fully diluted: 291 million PERTH, Western Australia, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chalice Gold Mines ("The Company") ASX:CHN TSX:CXN is pleased to advise that it has acquired the Dubenski Gold Deposit in Ontario Canada for C$700,000 by successfully renegotiating an existing option...

2014-07-23 08:25:18

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its second quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

2014-07-22 08:23:54

LITTLETON, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) (the "Company" or "Ur-Energy") is pleased to announce results of a recently completed uranium resource analysis for its Shirley Basin Project, in Carbon County, Wyoming. This analysis identified 8,816,000 pounds U(3)O(8) of Measured and Indicated Resources, averaging 0.230% eU(3)O(8). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/LA67628LOGO The Company acquired the Shirley Basin Project and...

2014-07-21 12:23:26

NYSE - AGTSX - FR Frankfurt - FMV VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its unaudited second quarter financial results will be released on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Furthermore, the Company will be holding a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11 am PST (2 pm EST). To participate in the conference call, please dial the following: Toll...

2014-07-18 04:21:15

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - A 7 day journey with 7 illustrators from 7 different countries to discover the essence of the 7 beautiful Canary Islands - The illustrators will share their journey on the onthedraw.travel website and social media as a log book of their experiences The Canary Islands Tourism Board has enlisted the help of 7 renowned illustrators from 7 different countries, including UK artist Steve...

2014-07-17 12:23:17

The release also includes new pore pressure prediction and shale analysis modules. HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced today that it has released the latest version of its industry-leading Geolog(®) formation evaluation and petrophysics analysis solution suite. The release includes a plug-in that enables direct data transfer from Geolog to Petrel* seismic to simulation software, providing log analysts and petrophysicists the freedom to...

2014-07-16 08:23:10

HOUSTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Down, Inc. (OTCQX: DPDW) ("Deep Down"), an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services announced today that it has been awarded a contract to supply vessel-based equipment and personnel at an umbilical and flexible flow line recovery and re-installation project located offshore West Africa. The contract has an estimated value of $1.5 million in revenue...

2014-07-16 08:22:19

YELLOWKNIFE, NT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC) (NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") reports Diavik Diamond Mine production results for the second calendar quarter of 2014: __________________________________________________________________ |Diavik | | | | | | | |Diamond | | | | | | | |Mine | | | | | |...


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Aubrac Cattle
2014-07-06 14:34:22

The Aubrac is a breed of cattle originating in France during the mid-1800s. The herd book was formed in 1893  by French monks. During the winter, the cows would give birth on the farms and when spring arrived they would go to the mountains to graze. Bulls were bred on the farms to become draft oxen. During the time, there were 300,000 Aubrac in existence, but by the end of World War II, a need for the oxen declined and milk was cheaper to produce from other breeds. This resulted in the...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

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