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2014-08-11 16:22:17

HOUSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneSubsea(TM), a Cameron (NYSE: CAM) and Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) company, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) and Schlumberger today announced that they have entered into a letter of intent to form an alliance to develop technologies and deliver services to optimize the cost and efficiency of subsea well intervention systems. Helix is a leading subsea well intervention provider, with the largest fleet size of well intervention...

2014-08-11 16:21:51

BONANZA, Utah, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc. ("American Gilsonite", or "AGC"), the world's major supplier of Gilsonite®, announced that it will post financial and operating results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 to the Company's Intralinks investor site on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Holders of the Corporation's Senior Secured Notes, prospective investors, and members of the financial community that would like access to the Company's...

2014-08-11 16:21:44

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Arab Emirates Oil and Gas Report Q3 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2276210/United-Arab-Emirates-Oil-and-Gas-Report-Q3-2014.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View:The UAE has continued its steady recovery from the global financial crisis without any major disruptions. As the political and economic elite were able to successfully return the country towards a stable...

2014-08-11 08:24:17

DENVER, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing list of industry-leading companies and prominent attendees participating in the only national conference and exposition for the shale water management segment of the oil and gas industry, attests to the importance of the event set for October 14 - 15 in Stafford, TX. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134869) Produced by Shale Play Water Management magazine, Shale Water Expo 2014 promises to be the most important...

2014-08-11 08:23:15

HOUSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that Tiffany J. ("TJ") Thom, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. With Ms. Thom's appointment, the Patterson-UTI Board has been expanded to eight members. Ms. Thom has more than 20 years of operational and financial experience within the energy industry. Most recently, she held the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for EPL Oil & Gas,...

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

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 the first 24 hours after it hits the water. In a new study, however, corresponding author Samuel Arey of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and his...

2014-08-08 20:20:34

TULSA, Okla. and HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) ("Magellan") and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced today that BridgeTex Pipeline has extended its supplemental open season for additional transportation commitments on the pipeline. Binding commitments are now due by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on August 14, 2014. Construction of the BridgeTex Pipeline commenced in November 2012 following an initial successful open...

2014-08-08 08:22:10

Up 190,000 Barrels Per Day from June on Saudi and Libyan Output Increases LONDON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed back above 30 million barrels per day (b/d) in July for the first time since February on the back of output boosts from Libya and Saudi Arabia, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. July production from the 12-member oil...

2014-08-08 08:22:03

HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) announced today that its board of directors (the "Board) expanded the size of the Board from five to seven members and appointed Dr. Stephen A. Holditch and Mr. Jerry R. Schuyler to the Board effective August 8, 2014. Dr. Holditch is currently Professor Emeritus of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University and previously was the Chairman of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M....

2014-08-07 23:03:40

As exploration activity in shale and tight-resource plays emerges around the continent, Australia’s need for hydraulic fracturing services and technical expertise continues to grow. Hart Energy, in partnership with its new energy information franchise, Oil and Gas Investor Australia, is hosting the 2nd DUG Australia conference and exhibition scheduled for 26-28 August 2014 at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 As...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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