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2014-08-05 16:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lifted the suspension and proposed debarment, and removed the statutory disqualification, previously imposed by the EPA. This action is subject to the condition that the Company continue to comply with the conditions of its existing plea agreement (previously announced January 3, 2013) resolving environmental violations relating to the Company's...

2014-05-27 08:22:09

RENO, NV, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FormCap Corp. ("FormCap" or "the Company") (OTCQB: FRMC) announced today that a drilling contract has been executed between Val Energy Inc., Wichita, Kansas and Formcap's operator; Tiger Oil & Gas LLC, Wichita, Kansas to commence drilling on the 2400 acres of prospective oil and gas leases in Cowley County, Kansas. The well name and number is Lil Bobby #1-28, located in Cowley County, Kansas; land description: 2300' FSL 330' FEL, Sec...

2014-05-16 12:23:47

HOUSTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that it was informed today by the United States Department of Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ("BOEM") that under applicable federal regulations W&T Offshore, Inc. (the "Company") qualifies for a waiver of certain supplemental bonding requirements for potential offshore decommissioning liabilities (including plugging and abandonment). In November 2013, the Company received a letter from...

2014-03-20 16:23:29

HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gulf Coast Energy Resources, LLC today announced it was the apparent high bidder on six leases in the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 (through its subsidiary GCER Offshore, LLC "GCER"). The six leases are located on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico in water depths ranging from 96 feet to 213 feet, and cover more than 25,000 acres on a gross basis. GCER has a 30-100 percent working interest in each of the...

2014-03-07 08:21:36

HOUSTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 8 a.m. Central Time on May 6, 2014, at the Houston City Club, One City Club Drive, Houston, Texas 77046. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 24, 2014 are entitled to receive notice of the meeting and to vote the shares of W&T Offshore common stock they held as of that date. About W&T OffshoreW&T...

2014-02-04 16:23:53

True cost to our public lands still unknown HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 budget proposed today by Governor Tom Corbett factors in $75 million in drilling revenue to be accrued via the lifting of a moratorium on further leasing of state park and forest lands for gas development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) "This will place more and more of the budget burden on the backs of public lands," said Cindy Dunn,...

2014-01-14 08:22:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today provides updates on the progress with U.S. Government regulators concerning certain aspects of its operations on federal oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico. As previously disclosed, on November 19, 2013, W&T received a Notice of Suspension and Proposed Debarment and a Notice of Clean Water Act Listing from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Suspension and Debarment Official...

2014-01-13 08:22:36

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: HUSA; "Houston American" or the "Company") today provided an update on its drilling operations in Iberville Parish, Louisiana and announced that it had acquired an interest in an additional prospect. In Iberville Parish, Louisiana, Houston American holds a 3% working interest in a 13,888 foot well that has been drilled and completed. The well tested at a daily rate of 384 barrels of approximately 37...

2013-12-03 23:33:57

Richard Monroy, President & CEO of San Antonio based Millennium Exploration Company, LLC is featured in October 2013 Texas Monthly Magazine as a finalist for Best CEO (Small Company). San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Richard Monroy, Millennium Exploration Company's President & CEO, was recognized as a finalist in Top Producer in the Best CEO category by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO). In addition to being recognized before a...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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