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2014-10-23 12:24:17

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) announced today the appointment of Andrew L. Fawthrop to the Company's Board of Directors, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Fawthrop will stand for re-election at the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/NY71495LOGO Mr. Fawthrop, 62, has deep and broad-based experience in the oil and gas industry, including in West Africa, having served for 37 years with...

2014-10-23 12:23:06

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Shale oil is an unconventional type of oil produced from oil shale formations. It is also known as kerogen oil or oil shale oil . The extraction of shale oil is an industrial process that is generally undertaken above ground by mining in oil shale field and then the output is treated...

2014-10-23 12:23:02

- Guadalupe Discovery Encounters Significant Oil Pay - DALLAS and HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venari Resources LLC, a deepwater oil exploration and production company in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced a material oil discovery at its Guadalupe prospect in Keathley Canyon Block 10. The Guadalupe-1 well, which spud in June 2014 and drilled in 3,992 feet of water to a total depth of 30,173 feet, encountered significant oil pay in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands....

2014-10-23 08:27:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Radiant" or the "Company") (OTC: ROGI), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the onshore and shallow state waters of the U.S. Gulf Coast area, announced today the results of its mid-year reserve report conducted by Ralph E. Davis Associates ("R.E. Davis"). Highlights (as of June 30, 2014): -- NPV-10 of the Company's net reserves was $155 million, an increase of 32% from...

2014-10-23 08:26:34

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the October Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 23, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2014, including...

2014-10-23 08:26:13

Completions Confirm Strong Productivity in Recently Announced Discovery OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. ("Continental" or the "Company") (NYSE: CLR) today announced continued success in its recently unveiled Springer play in the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120327/DA76602LOGO "Four new wells further confirm the repeatability and growth potential of Continental's new discovery, the Springer play...

2014-10-23 08:26:00

CALGARY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX: PWT) (NYSE: PWE) ("Penn West", the "Company", "we", or "our") is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sell non-core assets located in south central Alberta for expected proceeds of approximately $355 million to a private company. The assets are currently producing approximately 7,500 barrels of oil equivalent ("boe") per day (weighted approximately 80 percent toward natural gas and natural gas...

2014-10-23 08:25:39

Contracts Awarded to Two New Drillships HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today reported third quarter 2014 net income of $53 million, or $0.38 per share, compared to net income of $95 million, or $0.68 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. Revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were $738 million, compared to revenues of $706 million in the third quarter of 2013. The Company today announced plans to retire and scrap six of its mid-water...

2014-10-23 08:25:07

Company generates nearly $1 billion in cash flow -- Production at Christina Lake averaged more than 68,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) net in the third quarter, an increase of 30% when compared with the same period a year earlier. -- Foster Creek production averaged almost 57,000 bbls/d net in the quarter, 15% higher than the same quarter in 2013. -- Cenovus achieved first production from its Foster Creek phase F expansion in September. --...

2014-10-22 23:05:10

The Middle East and Africa Fuel Additives Market is estimated to grow to $771.4 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2013 to 2018 with growing demand from the aviation industry http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-fuel-additives-8557125676.html (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Fuel Additives Market report defines and segments the fuel additives market with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Middle East and Africa...


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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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