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2015-04-23 04:20:54

DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian LNG Holdings Corp.

2015-04-22 23:03:54

The Europe drilling and completion fluids market is estimated to reach $1,941.5 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-22 20:21:28

HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as

2015-04-22 16:24:54

HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the April Fleet Status Report ("the Report").

2015-04-22 12:25:24

HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Drilling International (SDI), a major independent directional drilling and wellbore placement services company, acquired Marksman Ranging Technologies,

2015-04-22 08:26:23

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties

2015-04-22 08:25:14

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, today announced that an independent assurance review of its non-oil

2015-04-22 08:25:12

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- West African crude producers are at a critical juncture, as growing North American shale oil output has displaced their crude, all but closing down former

2015-04-21 08:41:37

DALLAS, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Hydraulic Workover Unit Market by Application (Onshore, Offshore), by Services (Snubbing, Workover), and by Region -


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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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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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