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2014-04-16 16:23:58

NEW RIG ADDITIONS DRIVE IMPROVED MARGINS LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today reported first quarter 2014 net income of $256 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared to $174 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2013. Results for the fourth quarter of 2013 included an after-tax charge of $36 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, relating to an asset impairment. Excluding the impairment charge, net income for the...

2014-04-16 12:21:37

Wisconsin Resident Cashes in on Warranty Bonus after Reaching 300,000 Miles HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Wisconsin native William Last is the newest recipient of the Quaker State Cash Back Program. Last's loyal use of Quaker State products in his vehicle earned him $2,500. Last qualified for the cash reward after hitting the 300,000 mile mark in his 2001 Chevy Tahoe and by providing proof of regular oil changes using Quaker State products purchased at his local...

2014-04-16 04:20:40

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rw7dl6/methyl_tertiary) has announced the addition of the "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rw7dl6/methyl_tertiary ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Methyl tertiary butyl ether...

2014-04-16 04:20:37

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9sbk8/asphaltene_and) has announced the addition of the "Asphaltene and Paraffin Inhibitors - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k9sbk8/asphaltene_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Asphaltene and Paraffin...

2014-04-15 12:24:02

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) ("Gastar") reported today that production from its Marshall County, West Virginia operations has resumed with no restrictions following the successful re-routing of natural gas volumes through the Williams operated midstream system and the return to service of the pipeline that transports condensate from the field to processing facilities. Gastar currently has 50 wells producing, with seven additional...

2014-04-15 08:23:31

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.335 per share, or $1.34 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 9, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20061030/CLM051LOGO Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based...

2014-04-15 08:23:08

Reports Production Status on Fences Area Wells SALT LAKE CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that the Tuchola-4K well reached its primary objective, the lower Zechstein Ca1 formation at 2,740 meters, approximately 60 meters high to last year's Tuchola-3K well. The Tuchola-4K well was then cored and drilled to 2,810 meters, its current depth, with strong gas shows observed throughout. This 70 meter interval was then logged, showing gas...

2014-04-15 08:22:25

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company") (NYSE: FTK) today announced it has appointed Amerr Mahgoub as Vice President, Middle East Business Development. As the leader of Flotek's Middle Eastern business development and marketing team, Mahgoub will focus on development of new and existing markets for Flotek, including the development of markets served by the Flotek-Gulf Energy joint venture based in the Sultanate of Oman and the...

2014-04-14 12:24:42

CUT BANK, MT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mountainview Energy Ltd. ("Mountainview" or "the Company") (TSXV: MVW) is pleased to announce significant 2013 year end reserve growth, highlighting success at the 12 Gage Three Forks play, for the year ended December 31, 2013. Selected reserve information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with Mountainview's upcoming audited financial statements and related management discussion and analysis, which will be made...

2014-04-14 12:24:10

DENVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- First quarter 2014 average net daily gas equivalent production is estimated to be 783 to 787 MMcfe/d, a 105% increase over the prior year quarter and 16% sequentially -- First quarter 2014 average net daily liquids production is estimated to be 16,000 to 16,500 Bbl/d, a 580% increase over the prior year quarter and 45% sequentially -- First quarter 2014 average realized natural gas price before hedging...


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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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