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2014-07-29 08:25:34

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today announced that drilling is underway at the Karmin-1 well in the Company's Fences license in western Poland. The well is a planned test of a Rotliegend sandstone target at an estimated depth of 2,460 meters. The prospect is located on trend with the Zaniemysl-3 and Roszkow wells, two of the Company's highest producing discoveries. The Karmin-1 well is the first of three wells in the Fences area that...

2014-07-24 16:22:31

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce commencement of drilling operations at the Company's 100%-controlled Waitangi Valley-1 exploration well in Petroleum Exploration Permit 38348, located in New Zealand's East Coast Basin. The Waitangi Valley-1 well spudded on July 23, 2014 and will be drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,600 meters (11,800 feet). Waitangi Valley-1 is situated 250 kilometers north of TAG's...

2014-07-24 08:26:23

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces its continued expansion in Colombia through the award of a new exploratory license during the 2014 Colombia Bidding Round, carried out by the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos ("ANH") on July 23, 2014 in Cartagena, Colombia....

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 12:24:24

MUMBAI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Cairn India Limited. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663814 ) Cairn India Limited (CIL), one of the fastest growing energy companies in the world, today announces its quarterly financial results for the period ending 30th June, 2014. Source: 2013 Platts Top 250 Global Energy Rankings Mr. Sudhir Mathur, Interim CEO, Cairn...

2014-07-23 08:26:04

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced final payment for its previously announced 36,787 net acre acquisition in Iron County, Utah, will be paid on August 3, 2014. Upon completion, this will satisfy the total agreed purchase price with a final payment of $100,000. (The subsequent additional 18,690 net acre agreement signed on May 6, 2014 has a final payment due on October 8(th) 2014). In November...

2014-07-23 08:25:11

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced receipt of notice from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") of the NYSE's acceptance of the Company's plan for continued listing. As a result, the Company's stock will continue to be listed on the NYSE, subject to quarterly reviews by the NYSE's Listing and Compliance Committee of the Company's progress toward its plan to restore compliance with continued listing standards. On April 25,...

2014-07-21 08:23:30

SALT LAKE CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today announced its drilling schedule through the end of 2014. The Company plans to start drilling two wells in August, one well in September and two more wells in the fourth quarter of 2014. "We expect to see strong growth in reserves this year," said Andy Pierce, Vice President of Operations of FX Energy. "We have a great drilling schedule through year end and we think our track record gives us a...

2014-07-17 08:24:05

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprock Oil, Inc. (OTC: ROKO.OB) has announced that it has entered into a participation agreement with private Houston based Rio Bravo Energy Partners, LLC to acquire a 20 percent working interest in a proposed gas development project in the Goldman Field in Edwards County, Texas. Caprock acquired its working interest from Rio Bravo by the issuance of 120,000 shares of its restricted Common Stock, and by agreeing to assume the obligation for 20%...

2014-07-17 08:23:45

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces its 2Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/127869 For the quarter ended June 30, 2014, GeoPark's oil and gas average production increased 57% to a record 20,441 boepd, compared to 2Q2013. Production increases...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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