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2013-08-01 08:25:21

MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB: ANFC), an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on non-operated Bakken and Three Forks properties, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Eisele, to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective August 1, 2013. Since August 2012, Mr. Eisele served as the Company's Vice President of Land...

2013-07-26 08:22:38

Drill Hole B-1316 Intersects 21.3 Meters of 4.27 GPT (70 Feet of 0.125 OPT) Including 1.5 Meters of 37.9 GPT Au (5 Feet of 1.25 OPT Au) LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Gold Corp. (OTC: PGOL) or ("Patriot Gold"), a developing gold and silver exploration and production company, today announced a new high-grade gold intercept at the Penelas East discovery area at the Bruner Gold project located in Nye County, Nevada. Preliminary results indicated 37.9 GPT Au over 1.5...

2013-07-25 23:02:39

Downstream contamination in Chaudiere River / lab results show 200 - 1,400 PPM of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons that accumulated into Open-Celled OPFLEX mobile eelgrass matrix in 24 hour period. Templar Titan offers plan for clean up of Lac-Megantic, Quebec oil train disaster. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Opflex Solutions, Inc. announced today that it received the fingerprinting results from OPFLEX® Technology deployed and demonstrated downstream in the Chaudiere River...

2013-07-24 16:22:11

HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today provided further information the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220. Based on a visual flyover inspection conducted by Hercules Offshore, the jackup rig is still standing, however it appears to have sustained extensive damage to the derrick...

2013-07-24 08:24:30

HOUSTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today provided updates to the incident aboard jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit, operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease block South Timbalier 220. Late yesterday evening, the natural gas flowing from the well ignited which spread to the rig. The extent of the damage to the rig is currently unknown. The Company is currently...

2013-07-23 12:23:16

HOUSTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) today announced that it is experiencing a well control incident on jackup drilling rig Hercules 265, a 250' mat-supported cantilevered unit. Efforts are ongoing to regain control of the natural gas well. At this time, all personnel on board have been evacuated and are being transported to a secure location. The rig is currently operating for Walter Oil & Gas Corporation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico OCS lease...

2013-07-22 16:21:23

TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSXV: EOG) (NSX: EOG) provides technical interpretation of Murombe-1 well drilled by HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A ("HRT") in the Walvis Basin, offshore Namibia. HRT announced on Friday July 18, 2013 that the Murombe-1 well, the second offshore well in their exploratory drilling campaign has been concluded and is considered as a dry hole. This well was targeting the Murombe...

2013-07-22 08:21:57

HOUSTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) (the "Company"), an international drilling contractor and drilling services and rental tools provider, is electing to provide selected preliminary financial data for the three month period ended June 30, 2013, to prospective investors in connection with its previously announced offering of senior notes. The Company does not generally release preliminary results and does not expect to provide similar...

2013-07-18 12:21:44

SPOKANE, Wash., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: DBRM) ("Daybreak" or the "Company"), a Washington corporation, is pleased to announce the production results from its recent drilling program at the East Slopes Project in Kern County, California. The Company drilled seven successful development wells during May and June 2013. All of these wells are now on production. The table below shows the current production rates:...

2013-07-15 12:22:34

STW Energy to Provide Oil and Water Based Drilling Rig Wash & Preparation and Tank and Tank Bottom Cleaning Services in the Cline, Wolfcamp, and Eagle Ford Formations Beginning Week of July 15 MIDLAND, Texas, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today the formation and $2 million funding of a new subsidiary, STW Energy Services, LLC. It will begin operations during the week of July 15, deploying two complete crews and equipment to provide...