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2014-08-19 08:23:24

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order for five subsea manifolds from Petrobras, Brazil's national oil company, for its pre-salt fields located offshore Brazil. The order represents the balance of the 16 subsea manifolds ordered under a frame agreement in 2013. In total, FMC Technologies has received orders for 19 subsea manifolds for Petrobras' pre-salt fields. Engineered and manufactured in Brazil, the...

2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-18 23:05:36

Downhole Tools Market provides a competitive landscape of major market players that includes new product developments, mergers & acquisition, facility expansion, agreements & collaborations, contracts awarded. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report "Downhole Tools Market by Types (Flow & Pressure Control Tools, Drilling Tools, Impurity Control Tools, Downhole Control System and Handling Tools), Application (Well Drilling, Well Completion, Well Intervention, Formation &...

2014-08-18 16:21:42

Record Attendance Expected as Professionals Across All Segments of the Unconventional Arena Converge for Integrated Event TULSA, Okla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second edition of the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) takes center stage 25-27 August at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. The 2014 event highlights unconventional resource possibilities in North America and around the world, as well as takes an in-depth look at existing...

2014-08-18 16:21:41

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that it will host an investor briefing on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in New York City. Seating at the live event is limited; however, a webcast of the presentations, which are scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site. Noble will also post a copy of the presentation materials on the Company's Web site at the time...

2014-08-18 16:20:49

Plans expansion to unit train shipments TAYLOR, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor, Mich.-based Atlas Oil Company announced today the opening of its 4(th) transloading site in Evans, Colorado. This site will initially service the crude oil market, with the ability to handle fuels, lubes and other oil field materials. The company's other sites are located in Albuquerque, NM; La Feria, TX and Monahans, TX. The site is on the Union Pacific Railroad (a class 1 railroad) and the crude...

2014-08-18 12:22:47

Company increases sponsorship for national grass roots initiative HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 3, 2014, manufacturers around the nation will open their doors to the public and host events highlighting the importance of manufacturing to people's everyday lives. Recognizing the importance of the grassroots initiative known as Manufacturing Day, Shell Lubricants stepped up its commitment by becoming the sole platinum sponsor....

2014-08-18 08:24:18

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Steve Newby, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Matt Harrison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will attend the 2014 Citi MLP / Midstream Infrastructure Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 and Thursday, August 21, 2014. The presentation materials associated with this event will be accessible through the Investors section of SMLP's...

2014-08-15 23:03:15

The Subsea Blowout Preventer Market in Europe report defines and segments the subsea blowout preventer market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-subsea-bop-8793603426.html (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Subsea Blowout Preventer Market in Europe report defines and segments the subsea blowout preventer market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The subsea blowout preventer market in Europe is estimated to grow from...

2014-08-15 16:22:03

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) announced today that Gary G. Rich, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York, NY. The Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:05 a.m. EDT (8:05 a.m. CDT) on Thursday, Sept. 4. A link to the live presentation and copies of supporting materials that may be used during conference events will be available through the...


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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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