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2014-09-30 08:24:31

TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE CALGARY, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE) is pleased to announce that based upon the success of the first joint venture with Grafton Energy Co I Ltd. ("Grafton Fund 1"), Bellatrix has entered into a new multi-year joint venture arrangement with Canadian Non-Operated Resources Corp. ("CNOR"), a non-operated oil and gas company managed by Grafton Asset Management Inc. pursuant to which...

2014-09-29 16:22:36

LONDON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nighthawk, the US focused oil development and production company (AIM: HAWK and OTCQX: NHEGY), announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014 ("First half 2014"). Financial Highlights - Record Profitability and Cash-flow -- First half 2014 revenue of US$25.4 million, a 345% increase on the comparable period in 2013 (US$5.7 million) -- First half 2014 Normalised Operating Profit* of US$14.1 million, greater...

2014-09-29 08:24:31

LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today provided an operational and capital expenditure update. In the deep water, the Cardona development project has been proceeding ahead of schedule and is now expected to begin initial production by December 1, 2014, only six months after drilling the Cardona South well. We believe that gross production will reach approximately 12,000 Boe per day for the two wells (65% working interest). In...

2014-09-29 08:24:29

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that 25 meters of Rotliegend core have been extracted from the Karmin-1 well from a depth of 2,466 meters to 2,491 meters. The core samples show gas saturated Rotliegend sandstone with good reservoir properties on visual examination. A drill stem test of the 25 meter interval yielded gas with no observable water at rates between 3.3 million and 5.8 million cubic feet per day (Mmcf/d). The...

2014-09-29 08:24:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced a Tuscaloosa Marine Shale ("TMS") operational update. The Company's Bates 25-24H-1 (98% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi, which was completed with an approximate 4,850 foot lateral and was fracked with 19 stages, achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate of 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 938 barrels of oil and 373 Mcf of gas on a 17/64 inch...

2014-09-26 16:21:39

LONDON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nighthawk, the US focused oil development and production company (AIM: HAWK and OTCQX: NHEGY), announces an update on production and drilling at its 100% controlled and operated Smoky Hill and Jolly Ranch projects in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado. Highlights -- Average gross oil production from all wells in the calendar month of August 2014 was 1,694 barrels per day ("bbls/day") -- Blackcomb 5-14 well at Arikaree Creek...

2014-09-25 23:09:56

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Exploration Analyst, its popular and widely used petroleum exploration and new ventures software. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Exploration Analyst, its popular and widely used petroleum exploration and new ventures software. Exploration Analyst version v221, to be released in October 2014,...

2014-09-24 12:23:59

LONDON, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Limited (Company No. 08506858) Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited (Company No. 8619726) Soma Management Limited (Company No. 8619760) (together...

2014-09-22 12:22:32

CGX ENERGY INC. (TSX-V | OYL) TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - CGX Energy Inc. (TSX-V - OYL) ("CGX Energy" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a seismic contract with Prospector PTE. Ltd. ("Prospector") to conduct a 3,116.74 km(2) 3D seismic survey on the Company's 100% owned Demerara Block, offshore Guyana. The contract terms are attractive and represent one of the most extensive 3D seismic studies ever conducted in this area. The aggregate cost of this...

2014-09-19 12:22:25

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) (NASDAQ: FXENP), today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend payment on the Company's 9.25% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (the "Series B Preferred Stock"). The quarterly dividend on the Series B Preferred Stock is payable on October 31, 2014, to holders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2014. The quarterly dividend payment on the...


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