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2014-11-20 12:24:40

Continued Focus On Driving Production Growth LONDON, Nov.

2014-11-20 08:24:59

LONDON, November 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada has pioneered oil sands development, but a new technology could open up oil sands processing in the United States, Bloomberg

2014-11-20 04:21:08

Drop in crude oil prices drag petrochemical values lower LONDON, Nov.

2014-11-19 16:22:36

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today that Christopher T.

2014-11-19 16:22:34

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2014-11-19 08:22:29

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB:PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Winnemucca District Office of the U.S.

2014-11-18 16:22:44

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the November Fleet Status Report ("the Report").

2014-11-18 12:23:04

Oil exports key for unconventional oil and gas long-term viability HOUSTON, Nov.


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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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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