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2009-07-30 07:46:00

HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) said today that recent drilling results at the Horn River shale play of Northeast British Columbia have strengthened earlier estimates that individual horizontal wells in the play potentially can recover 10 billion cubic feet of natural gas. Three recent wells at Two Island Lake, operated by joint venture partner EnCana, have been brought on line at gross initial production rates of more than 16 million cubic...


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.