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2014-10-10 08:21:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of September 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 71,800 producing a rig utilization rate of 71%, compared to 74% and 69% in August 2014 and September 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by 21 to 1,045. Fluid...

2014-10-10 08:21:25

- Well count increases 5.4% compared to the third quarter 2013 HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore well count for the third quarter 2014 was 9,566 wells, up 110 wells or 1% compared to the second quarter 2014. Compared to the third quarter 2013, the well count was up 491 wells or 5%. Compared to the second quarter 2014, the well count increased most notably in the Williston (up 45 wells or 7%),...

2014-10-09 20:20:41

Production Surpassed Average 69 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...

2014-10-09 16:23:02

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of October 9, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble CorporationNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates one of the...

2014-10-09 16:22:50

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Independent Lubricant ManufacturersIndependent lubricant manufacturers are those that do not have their own refineries; they source base oil from suppliers. The major suppliers of base oil for independent lubricant manufacturers are oil refineries and petroleum companies. Independent lubricant manufacturers process these oils with additives to produce lubricants that are specialized and used for niche applications. They focus mainly on the...

2014-10-09 12:23:03

Production Surpassed Average 69.0 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 million cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...

2014-10-09 12:21:05

Event to Highlight Advanced Auto Technology Being Developed To Increase Fuel Economy & Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A variety of advanced technology vehicles and components including clean diesel, electric vehicles, hybrid and alternative fuels will be highlighted today at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The event is being held at...

2014-10-09 08:21:44

HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed a long term frame agreement with Wintershall Norge AS to supply subsea production systems for its developments offshore Norway. The first call-off under the frame agreement, covering subsea equipment for Wintershall's Maria field, has been awarded. This initial call-off has an estimated value of $280 million in revenue. The frame agreement expands FMC Technologies' already...

2014-10-09 08:21:16

U.K. and Continental Natural Gas Prices Also Rose Month over Month LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reduced hydro, nuclear and wind power output combined in September to reverse an eight-month fall in continental European day-ahead power prices, according to data and analysis just released by Platts, a leading global energy and commodities information provider. Platts' Continental Power (CONTI) Index* rose 34.6% in September to EUR37.07 per megawatt hour (/MWh) compared to...

2014-10-09 04:20:22

China Steel Market Relies on Exports on Weak Domestic Demand, Output Drop Expected BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's steel sector appears to be relying heavily on the export market in the face of ongoing weak domestic demand, according to the latest Platts China Steel Sentiment Index (Platts CSSI), which showed a headline reading of 38.09 out of a possible 100 points in October. The October index was down 7.78 points from 45.87 in September, marking its lowest level...


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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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