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2015-04-23 16:24:04

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC,

2015-04-20 16:23:02

Production From These Two Prolific Shale Plays Rose 25% Versus March 2014 DENVER, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas

2015-03-18 20:22:16

In the news release, Shale Oil Production in Bakken, Eagle Ford Flat in February: Platts' Bentek Energy, issued 18-Mar-2015 by Platts over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company

2015-03-12 08:26:42

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc.

2015-03-11 16:22:28

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Carson Jones of Little Rock, Arkansas, and several other accredited investors successfully drilled 2 commercially productive wells in

2015-02-20 08:23:39

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc.

2015-02-02 08:22:37

Provides Revised 2015 Capital Budget and Production Guidance HOUSTON, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc.

2015-02-01 16:20:18

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd.


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2005-05-25 17:58:42

Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. It is characterized by thin laminae breaking with an irregular curving fracture, often splintery, and parallel to the often indistinguishable bedding planes. Non-fissile rocks of similar composition but made of particles smaller than 1/16 mm are mudstones. Rocks with similar particle sizes but with less clay and therefore grittier are siltstones. The fine particles that compose shale can remain...

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