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2014-10-20 20:23:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of October 20, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Resolute: Commenced operations...

2014-10-20 20:23:20

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CAPEX, OPEX, Production Forecasts; Opportunities for In Situ, Mining and Upgrading Companies Report DetailsThough oil sands projects are at the higher end of the cost spectrum of the oil & gas industry, the market fundamentals are currently strong enough to encourage significant levels of investment. The oil sands market will initially see high levels of capital expenditure as a wave of project currently under construction and approved are...

2014-10-20 20:22:17

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Leading Companies in LNG FPSO & FSRU Report DetailsTraditionally, LNG facilities have been built onshore, but this has become increasingly expensive in recent years, leading to the development of more cost effective solutions such as FLNG. The global market for floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) can be divided into two distinct areas: LNG FPSOs (Liquefied Natural Gas Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels) and...

2014-10-20 16:23:14

- Three Permian Basin horizontal wells averaged 1,300 Boe per day on peak 24-hour IP tests DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolute Energy Corporation ("Resolute", the "Company," "we," "us" or "our") (NYSE: REN) today updates certain operating data, provides horizontal well results and provides information for its scheduled conference call to discuss results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Our drilling during the third quarter and into the fourth quarter has...

2014-10-20 16:22:52

HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Texas-based pressure pumping assets of a privately held company. The acquisition included 148,250 horsepower of hydraulic fracturing equipment and provides Patterson-UTI with two additional bases of operations and employees to support customer activity in South Texas and East Texas. Patterson-UTI now...

2014-10-20 16:22:39

DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The executives in the energy industry and the production planners strive to keep an awareness of the direction of the market. What is currently noteworthy per Shawn Bartholomae is the prevailing trend of natural gas. The graphs and charts and the productions lines tell an unmistakable story about which direction natural gas is going. The future of natural gas is that it is destined to play a growing role in its share of the nation's energy...

2014-10-17 23:02:46

The European Fuel Additives Market is estimated to grow to $1,401.4 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 2.4% from 2013 to 2018, as environmental regulations are now taken seriously to reduce toxins http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-fuel-additives-5379768082.html (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The Europe Fuel Additives Market report defines and segments the fuel additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the European Fuel Additives Market...

2014-10-17 16:22:06

On Year-Over-Year Basis, Production from Prolific Shale Plays Up 32.1% DENVER and HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by 55,000 barrels per day (b/d) or 2.1% in September, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. In South Texas, Eagle Ford shale oil production was 38.3% higher than...

2014-10-17 16:21:46

"We'll work together to generate jobs, ensure safety" VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver Energy officials are very pleased to receive labor endorsement and excited to start work with the major construction trade unions in Southwest Washington and Oregon to ensure the proposed $210 million crude oil distribution terminal at the Port of Vancouver USA is safely built and becomes a tremendous energy and economic asset for local communities, the region and the country. "We...

2014-10-17 08:21:56

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today that it has entered into a three year Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (the "MOU") with Mexico's state oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos and its subsidiary entities ("Pemex") establishing the basis for discussions and analysis of potential oil and gas cooperation in Mexico, including exploration, deep-water projects, revitalization of mature fields,...


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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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