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2011-05-09 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas American Resources Company ("TARC" or the "Company") today announced that its initial Niobrara well, the Talmadge 44-17H, produced at a peak 24-hour rate of 446 barrels of oil per day. The well, located in Laramie County, Wyoming, was drilled to a total measured depth of 11,498 feet with a lateral length of 4,518 feet and was fracture stimulated with 12 stages. David Honeycutt, President and CEO of TARC said, "The Talmadge well is a good...

2007-06-10 06:00:21

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 10--Money flows from water, and irrigators know it. Farmers who recognize the value of water have reaped economic benefits from pumping Nebraska's underground wealth. Who are these irrigators? Nebraska's biggest groundwater irrigators are among the state's leading farm operators. They embrace technology and efficiency. Most are survivors. Some are third-, fourth- or fifth-generation descendants of Nebraskans who started with small...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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