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2014-10-21 12:23:54

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE - CRT), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.190114 per unit, payable on November 17, 2014, to unitholders of record on October 31, 2014. The following table shows underlying oil and gas sales and average prices attributable to the current month and prior month distributions. Underlying Sales...

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2014-10-21 03:00:51

Provided by Cheryl Dybas, NSF and Tim Lucas, Duke University Scientists develop new geochemical tracers, tested at sites in West Virginia and Pennsylvania Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment. The tracers have been field-tested at a spill site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. "By...

2014-10-21 08:26:00

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB: PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its ongoing step-out core drilling program at Relief Canyon in Pershing County, Nevada continues to expand new high-grade gold zones in the North Target area, notably, RC14-203 (Relief Canyon 2014 drill hole 203) reported 0.119 ounces per ton ("opt") gold ("Au")/4.070 grams per tonne ("gpt") Au over 58.1 feet....

2014-10-20 20:23:32

CAMARILLO, CA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BNK Petroleum Inc. (the "Company" or "BNK") (TSX: BKX) is providing an update on its Tishomingo Field, Caney shale oil operations in Oklahoma as well as its Polish shale gas project. Tishomingo Field, Oklahoma The Company's latest Caney shale oil well, the Hartgraves 1-5H well (100% interest) is flowing back after being completed with the Company's largest hydraulic stimulation to date. Over the last 5 days the well has been flowing at...

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...


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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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