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2014-07-25 12:22:33

June Production from Prolific Basins Up 642,000 Barrels Daily Versus Year Ago DENVER and HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. The production increase is most likely attributable to the rise in returns producers are...

2014-07-25 12:22:27

LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced its Board of Directors has scheduled the payment of the Company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share. The ex-dividend date for this payment is expected to be August 8, 2014, with a record date of August 12, 2014 and a payment date of August 22, 2014. The Company expects that this dividend will be treated as a qualified dividend for purposes of U.S. taxes. About Noble Corporation Noble is a...

2014-07-24 16:22:59

HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 50% increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend. A dividend of $0.06 per common share will be paid on September 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 9, 2014. Tony Petrello, Nabors' Chairman and CEO, commented, "The Board's increase in the dividend reflects the financial strength of the Company and...

2014-07-24 16:22:31

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce commencement of drilling operations at the Company's 100%-controlled Waitangi Valley-1 exploration well in Petroleum Exploration Permit 38348, located in New Zealand's East Coast Basin. The Waitangi Valley-1 well spudded on July 23, 2014 and will be drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,600 meters (11,800 feet). Waitangi Valley-1 is situated 250 kilometers north of TAG's...

2014-07-24 16:22:26

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the release of the 2014 North American Natural Gas System Map - a complete view of the U.S. and Canadian natural gas industry, from extraction point to export terminal. In addition to its geographical features, the map -- used around the world for more than 20 years -- illustrates existing infrastructure information...

2014-07-24 12:21:20

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Automotive Lubricants Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Automotive Lubricants Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global automotive lubricants industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-07-24 08:25:43

HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today second quarter 2014 net income of $192 million, or $0.52 per diluted share on total revenues of $1.4 billion. Excluding the impact of certain items, which would typically not be considered by analysts in published earnings estimates, second quarter 2014 adjusted income((1)) was $318 million, or $0.87 per diluted share. Discretionary cash flow((1)) was $887 million and net cash provided by operating...

2014-07-23 23:27:54

Indiegogo push will fund project, with backers able to become partners. Poland, (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Lots of people are thinking about what to do about waste products and how the world needs to do something about sustainability and the energy crisis. But not a lot of people are actually undertaking to do something themselves. By using organic material, in this case abounding plastic waste, a Polish company is endeavoring to industrially produce eco fuel. The team undertaking this project...

2014-07-23 23:18:47

The Latin America Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market Report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-9727352154.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Latin America Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market Report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Latin America with analysis and...

2014-07-23 23:18:41

The Middle East Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Middle East with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-3201014125.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Middle East Drilling fluid and Completion fluid Market report defines and segments the drilling fluid and completion fluid market in Middle East with analysis and forecast of...


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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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