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2014-09-24 04:22:18

DUBLIN, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c4wwkc/wireline_logging) has announced the addition of the "Wireline Logging Services Market By Hole Type, By Wireline Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c4wwkc/wireline_logging ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-09-23 23:03:27

The lucrative and high investment areas of subsea regions in the U.S. and Canada are also driving the exponential growth of the market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-2200133703.html (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The global water-based drilling & completion fluids market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from $6,394.7 million in 2013 to...

2014-09-23 12:24:36

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that Jeffrey L. Chastain, Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Noble Drilling Services Inc., will present at the 2014 Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, beginning at 12:35 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the presentation in the "Investor...

2014-09-23 08:24:05

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today that it has launched an open season to assess customer interest to transport various grades of crude oil from the Niobrara shale to the partnership's storage facilities in Cushing, Oklahoma. Magellan is in discussions with two major producers who have expressed interest in committing to the project, and Magellan intends to proceed with the project if commitments are received at...

2014-09-23 08:23:21

Frost & Sullivan finds that prospecting of previously unexploited oil and gas resources, particularly in East Africa, boosts ACS spending CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital spending on automation and control systems (ACS) within the sub-Saharan oil and gas industry is set to increase exponentially. The rising focus on process optimisation, discovery of new reserves, and expansion of the regional infrastructure is anticipated to generate fresh opportunities for...

2014-09-23 08:23:13

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Energy Services (NYSE: PES) today announced that it has amended its existing revolving credit facility. The new agreement provides Pioneer with a $350 million, five-year, senior secured revolving credit facility, which represents an increase of $100 million in total potential borrowing capacity over the Company's previous facility. The new agreement also provides a lower interest rate and extends the maturity date of the credit...

2014-09-23 08:22:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that it will make a presentation on September 29, 2014 at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference. Representing the Company at the conference will be Andy Hendricks, Chief Executive Officer. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at approximately 4:35 p.m. Central Time. To access the webcast, go to www.patenergy.com prior to the scheduled start time. About...

2014-09-23 08:21:32

~ Up to 10% Improvement in Power and Torque over Diesel; Targeted at Medium-Duty Truck Applications ~ VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT) (NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, today is unveiling its newest proprietary technology, the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. Westport's new revolutionary approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed to...

2014-09-23 08:20:32

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced that the Company's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied the first units of its new YC4FA130-50 light-duty diesel engines compliant with National V emission standards, for transit buses in Shanghai. The YC4FA130-50 engines are 4-cylinder, four-stroke, light-duty diesel engines. This new diesel model...

fracking impacts in the UK
2014-09-23 03:00:00

Aeron Haworth, University of Manchester Greenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of shale gas would be comparable to conventional natural gas, but the controversial energy source actually fared better than renewables on some environmental impacts, according to new research. The UK holds enough shale gas to supply its entire gas demand for 470 years, promising to solve the country’s energy crisis and end its reliance on fossil-fuel imports from unstable markets. But for...


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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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  • To stammer.
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