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2014-08-04 20:20:59

MarketOptimizer.org adds "US Export Policies Adopting to Changing Crude Oil Supply Landscape" to its store. Current U.S. Crude Oil Imports, excluding Canada, has declined by 3.7MMBPD. DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The regulation for prohibiting crude exports in the US were enacted 1975 under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act during the height of the Oil Embargo by OPEC against the US. This law made sense as domestic production was declining and the US was the world's...

2014-08-04 16:22:52

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today announced it has selected a drill site for its third well in the Edge license. The Company's two previous wells in the license, Tuchola-3K and Tuchola-4K, both are commercial and in development for production. The new well, Angowice-1, targets a Devonian reefoidal buildup, similar to the productive horizon at the Tuchola field. The Angowice-1 is located approximately 12 kilometers west of the Tuchola...

2014-08-04 12:26:49

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Oil and Gas Report Q3 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/china_oil_gas_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View: While China is increasingly dependent on energy imports - particularly gas - owing to rapid growth in its energy demand, there are considerable investment opportunities in its upstream segment. Concerted efforts by the...

2014-08-04 12:22:58

HOUSTON and FARNBOROUGH, England, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services (Allied-Horizontal) and GE Oil & Gas announced today that Allied-Horizontal has added the new Resistivity Micro Imager (RMI) tool, manufactured by GE Oil & Gas, to its suite of reservoir answer products designed to meet the downhole formation evaluation needs of its customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/132953 The ability to measure and visualize fine details...

2014-08-04 08:23:08

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore plc ("Paragon") (NYSE: PGN) announced today the completion of its spin-off from Noble Corporation plc ("Noble") (NYSE: NE) into a separate, publicly-traded company that owns and operates standard specification offshore drilling rigs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132134 On August 1, 2014, Noble distributed to its shareholders one ordinary share of Paragon for every three ordinary shares of Noble held at 5:00 p.m.,...

2014-08-04 08:22:51

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc ("Noble") (NYSE: NE) announced today that it has completed the spin-off of all of the outstanding shares of Paragon Offshore plc ("Paragon") (NYSE: PGN), which owns most of Noble's standard specification drilling business. As a result, Noble and Paragon are now two separate, publicly-traded companies. On August 1, 2014, Noble distributed to its shareholders one ordinary share of Paragon for every three ordinary shares of...

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2014-08-04 05:02:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of natural gas produced from shale rock has increased by over 700 percent in the past seven years, leading the authors of a new Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment paper to call for the practice to become a “top research priority” so that they can better understand its environmental impact. In the study, eight conservation biologists representing a variety of organizations and institutions cite new reasons why...

2014-08-04 04:20:42

Addition of New Daily Assessment to Cater to Evolving Market Appetite SINGAPORE, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, launched on Friday a new daily price assessment of thermal coal as delivered to India, augmenting its suite of India-focused price references. The new daily assessment reflects the commercial and merchantable value of thermal coal with a calorific value of 5,500 kilocalorie per...

2014-08-01 23:03:02

The North America Fuel Additives Market report defines and segments the market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fuel-additives-4338185398.html (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Fuel additives market is witnessing an increase in demand due to the increasing consumption of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel (ULSD), which requires more dosing of additives. North America has, conventionally, always been a strong market for fuel...

2014-08-01 16:21:49

MONCTON, NB, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling") (TSX: MDI) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets and business of Taurus Drilling. Through this acquisition Major Drilling is entering into the underground percussive/longhole drilling sector with operations in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Pursuant to this transaction, Major Drilling has acquired 39 drill rigs, together with...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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