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Scientists Use Controlled Oil Spill To Analyze The Immediate Result Of Such Disasters

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during...

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2014-08-20 08:23:22

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - PanTerra Resource Corp. ("PanTerra" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PRC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arm's length purchase and sale agreement dated August 19, 2014 (the "Purchase and Sale Agreement") with a public Canadian oil and gas company to acquire (the "Acquisition") certain petroleum and natural gas assets located in several areas of the Western Canadian foothills, including the Brown Creek, Stolberg, Deanne, Burnt...

2014-08-19 16:22:29

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Nichols, President of Progressive Equities, LLC announced completion of the funding of a new oil and energy partnership on behalf of Redhawk Resources-Fund I. Progressive Equities LLC, Redhawk Resources LLC and Culbreath Oil and Gas Company are the companies creating the partnership. The $33,000,000 oil and gas offering consists of two primary assets; an approximate 22,000 acre 20 well drilling and leasing aggregation in NW Kansas and a...

2014-08-19 12:23:19

Atonarp announces $8 million in funding led by Walden Riverwood Ventures to accelerate the development of its Smart Spectrometer platform, which will enable next-generation oil & gas and healthcare measurement instruments TOKYO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo-based Atonarp Inc. announced today $8 million in a Series A funding round led by Walden Riverwood Ventures with participation from other co-investors. The funding accelerates the development of Atonarp's Smart Spectrometer...

2014-08-19 04:21:17

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil & Gas IQ (http://www.OilandGasIQ.com), a leading online resource and community for the Oil and Gas industry has published its list of the top twenty richest people and families in the oil and gas sector [http://www.oilandgasiq.com/strategy-management-and-information/white-papers/ebook-the-oil-gas-rich-list-2014-the-20-richest-p ] . The list was researched and authored by Sumit Dutta [http://sumitdutta.wordpress.com ],...

2014-08-19 04:21:01

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014[1] - Healthy order book at EUR1,280 million (HY 2013: EUR1,130 million). Major long term maintenance contracts and plant modification projects in the global Oil & Gas sector awarded. - Revenue increase of 2.2% to EUR685m (HY 2013: EUR670 million). Organic growth being 4%. - Strong...

2014-08-18 08:24:14

HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced an oil discovery at the Phoenix South-1 well - the company's first discovery in Australia's offshore Canning Basin. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO Wireline and formation pressure tools have confirmed at least four discrete oil columns ranging in thickness between 85 and 151 feet (26 to 46 meters) in the Triassic Lower Keraudren formation, within an overall,...

2014-08-15 23:02:05

The market is primarily driven by the increased demand for aviation fuel and diesels for locomotive have made great impact on oil consumption. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-oilfield-communication-1041883871.html (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 In recent years, there has been enormous development in various regional economies worldwide. This progress has led to more investments in infrastructure and higher deployment of technology. Due to this, the overall demand for oil...

2014-08-15 16:21:42

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Oil and Gas Pipeline Leak Detection Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Increasing demand for fuel worldwide has been driving expansion in the oil & gas pipeline network across the globe. However, such rapid expansion in pipeline network also poses huge threats as the risk of pipeline leakage increases...

2014-08-14 20:21:33

HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock and further reported year-end reserves as of June 30, 2014 with comparisons to the prior year. Dividend A cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock will be paid on September 30, 2014 to common stockholders as of September 15, 2014. At this time, we are uncertain as to the tax treatment of this dividend. Dividends during Fiscal...

2014-08-14 16:23:25

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After a successful first quarter 2015 drilling program, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF), is pleased to announce growth of production and associated revenues from first quarter operations and drilling activity. TAG's current net production at the beginning of August was 1,977 barrels of oil equivalent per day (81% oil), in line with the annual average production forecast of 2,000 boe/d for fiscal year 2015. During the quarter, TAG drilled and...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

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2009-04-28 13:07:12

Brown Boronia (Boronia megastigma) is a shrub species in the citrus family. Cultivated for its intense aromatic scent, it is the primary source of essential oils in the Boronia species. Reaching a maximum height of approximately 39 inches, the plant features deep green glandular leaves which are also scented. The linear leaves, narrow and thick in shape, are arranged in whorls around slender branches. The production of scent appears to serve one primary purpose; reproduction. The...

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2009-04-23 10:51:40

Cinnamon Myrtle can grow up to a height of 33 yards. The leaves are characterized by oval or elliptical shape, 1-3 inches long, with a scent like cinnamon. Flowers originate in panicles with star-shaped blooms. The tiny, papery fruit are shaped like bells. The Cinnamon Myrtle earned its common name in the late 1980s due to the elemicin essential oil it produced which made it particularly fitting for flavoring. However, the name 'cinnamon myrtle' is currently used to indicate the...

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2009-04-23 10:35:57

The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, also known as Lemon Scented Ironwood, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, or Lemon Scented Verbena, is a flowering plant native to subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia. This plant is classified in the family Myrtaceae and genus Backhousia. It can achieve heights as high as 5 yards, but many times it is smaller. The leaves are a glossy evergreen with smooth edges, opposite, lance-shaped, 2-5 inches in length and less than an inch...

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2009-02-28 22:36:50

The Annual Hibiscus (Abelmoschus moschatus) also known as Bamia Moschata, Galu Gasturi, Muskdana, Musk mallow, Musk okra, Ornamental okra, Tropical jewel hibiscus, and Yorka okra, is a medicinal plant in the Malyaceae family. It is native to India. Despite being a tropical plant originally, the hibiscus is frost hardy. The seed, known as Ambrette, musk or rose mallow, has a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk. Musk mallow oil was once used as a substitute for animal...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.