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2014-10-03 08:21:39

Inaugural Shale Water Expo to feature seminars from industry leaders and access to latest innovations DENVER, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The gathering in Houston this month of the leaders, innovators and practical visionaries in the expanding shale water industry is testimony to the power of America's entrepreneurial spirit. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141002/150048 The doors open Oct. 14 on the inaugural Shale Water Expo, the first conference and exhibition for...

2014-10-03 08:21:22

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of September 2014, the Company had an average of 211 drilling rigs operating in the United States and 10 rigs in Canada. For the three months ended September 30, 2014, the Company had an average of 209 drilling rigs operating in the United States and 10 rigs in Canada. Average drilling rigs operating reported in the Company's monthly announcements represent the average...

2014-10-02 20:21:03

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In landmark cases spearheaded by Pomerantz LLP ("Pomerantz"), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a series of decisions yesterday permitting Pomerantz's U.S. institutional clients to pursue their securities claims against British Petroleum ("BP") seeking to recover investment losses related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Pomerantz's lawsuits allege that BP misrepresented its commitment to implementing...

2014-10-02 16:22:39

HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today it intends to report its 2014 Third Quarter financial results on Thursday, November 6. The Company expects to issue its earnings report that morning and will follow with a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central time (11:00 a.m. Eastern time) to review the details of the report. Those interested in listening to the call by telephone may do so by dialing (719) 325-2454. Alternatively, the call can...

2014-10-02 16:22:25

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The offshore oil & gas market continues to grow at an increasing pace, as oil & gas operators continue to discover reserves in deeper water areas where subsea development is highly required to make the recovery economically viable. As such, the requirement for maintaining and boosting recovery rates from these subsea wells has increased and will continue to do so. As a result of this, need to maintain and boost production, subsea...

2014-10-02 16:22:05

2014 Edition Reflects Production, Consumption and Usage Data Over Last Five Years NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the just-released 2014 U.S. Coal Activity Map, a detailed depiction of the industry's key components, from source region to export terminal. This edition provides data dating back five years on U.S. coal production, as well as the...

2014-10-02 12:23:57

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global oil and gas storage industry is expected to experience growth in the coming future although the same cannot be said for all the markets worldwide. The current important trend in the oil and gas storage market is that as a result of increased logistics activity in the oil and gas sector due to increasing international and domestic trades, the demand for oil and gas storage capacity is witnessing a rise at the major global supply hubs. The...

2014-10-02 12:22:07

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As agricultural and construction manufacturers increasingly accommodate the use of biodiesel fuels in their vehicles, components used to seal engines and transmissions against contamination and leaks must be made of tested, validated elastomeric materials that withstand unique operating conditions or they will prematurely fail. That's the message Joseph Walker, global director, Advanced Materials Development for Freudenberg-NOK Sealing...

2014-10-02 08:23:44

SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, announced today that it has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual program recognizing exemplary leadership in the energy industry. Now in its 16(th) year, the Global Energy Awards are often known as the "Oscars of the Energy Industry" and boast some...

2014-10-01 16:22:20

"Platts Agriculture Alert" Provides Price Assessments and News for Sugar and Grains Markets LONDON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, today launched Platts Agriculture Alert (PAA), a real-time news, data and benchmark price service for the global agriculture markets. It supplements Platts' daily, weekly and monthly agriculture offerings and augments Platts' existing suite of real-time...


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin