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2014-04-02 04:20:20

HOUSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabine Oil & Gas LLC today announced that it has scheduled a conference call on Friday April 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time), to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial and operational results and the Company's guidance for 2014. Prior to the conference call, the Company will post its 2014 Guidance to its website at www.sabineoil.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130325/MM83201LOGO) To...

2014-04-02 04:20:12

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sqrdp/world_deepwater) has announced the addition of the "World Deepwater Market Forecast 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sqrdp/world_deepwater ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Deepwater expenditure is expected to increase by 130%, compared to the preceding five-year period,...

Mass Extinction During The Great Dying Caused By Microbial Methane
2014-04-01 11:49:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over 250 million years ago a mysterious event dubbed the Great Dying wiped out 90 percent of all species on Earth. Scientists have debated the culprit behind this mass extinction event for years, and a new study from MIT researchers has concluded that countless, tiny microbes released catastrophic amounts of methane into the atmosphere – choking off species that could not adapt. Previous research has fingered raging volcanoes...

2014-04-01 08:22:54

515 million tonnes of inferred resources average 0.53% copper, 0.36 g/T gold Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold announced today that it has filed at www.sedar.com a National Instrument 43-101 compliant technical report on the independent mineral resource estimate for the recently discovered Deep Kerr Deposit at its 100%-owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. The report confirms an inferred resource...

2014-04-01 08:22:44

HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) announced today that the Company will be hosting a meeting for equity research analysts in Houston, Texas on April 2, 2014. J. Russell Porter, Gastar's President and Chief Executive Officer, and members of the Company's senior management team will provide a detailed review of Gastar's operations in the Marcellus and Utica plays in Appalachia and the Hunton play in Oklahoma. The presentation materials will be...

2014-03-31 20:20:34

TAMPA, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WRS Infrastructure & Environment ("WRSIE") is pleased to announce that Charles W. Bartlett has joined as its Senior Vice President to lead the Civil Geotechnical Division. Charles has had a distinguished career working at Burns & McDonnell, Coastal Caisson Corporation, Bauer and most recently Malcolm Drilling Company. Charles has completed a wide variety of geotechnical construction projects in the Southeast including drilled...

Researchers Develop New Model Of Earth's Dynamic Interior
2014-03-31 14:24:13

[ Watch The Video: Researchers Develop New Model Of Earth’s Dynamic Interior ] Nikki Cassis, Arizona State University Seeking to better understand the composition of the lowermost part of Earth’s mantle, located nearly 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) below the surface, a team of Arizona State University researchers has developed new simulations that depict the dynamics of deep Earth. A paper published March 30 in Nature Geoscience reports the team’s findings, which could be...

Earthquakes Rattle California, Largest In 34 Years Hits Yellowstone
2014-03-31 11:15:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CALIFORNIA As many as 30 earthquakes were recorded in California over the past 24 hours, most of which were less than a magnitude in intensity. Despite all the tremors regional seismometers pick up in California and Nevada -- 808 in the past week alone -- most go unnoticed by residents. The lack of a significant earthquake in the region also poses a problem to emergency management officials, who want Californians to be prepared...

2014-03-31 08:23:28

Significant improvement in operational and financial performance JOHANNESBURG, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) announces its operating and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. This release should be read together with the Company's Financial Statements, Management Discussion & Analysis and its annual information form on Form 20-F currently filed...

2014-03-31 08:22:20

LITTLETON, Colo., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that James A. Bonner has joined Ur-Energy as the Company's Vice President, Geology. He will be located in our Casper, Wyoming office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/LA67628LOGO Mr. Bonner is a Professional Geologist with 23 years in the uranium exploration and development industry, 3 years in the oil and gas industry and 13...


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Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

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