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2015-04-06 04:20:10

Sentiment supported by expectations of stronger construction steel demand BEIJING, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The outlook for China's steel market over April remained at similar

2015-04-02 23:10:44

Middle Eastern Drilling Waste Management Market Driven by Rising Capital Expenditure in the E&P Industry.

2015-04-02 16:24:14

HOUSTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of March 2015, the Company had an average of 142 drilling rigs operating

2015-04-02 16:23:43

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE: SBR), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest

2015-04-02 12:34:12

DALLAS, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE: SBR), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest

2015-04-02 08:21:49

HOUSTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) announced that it has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A.

2015-04-02 04:20:15

SEARCY, Ark., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, one of the nation's largest designers and builders of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is excited to announce

2015-04-02 00:20:17

First Platts-published Physical Market Price Data to be selected for Turkish Exchange Derivatives LONDON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-02 00:20:14

HOUSTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: PARR) ("Par") announced today that it has completed the previously-announced acquisition of Koko'oha Investments Inc.,


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.