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Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally Explained

University of Rochester The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland—except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State. Researchers from the College of New Jersey and the...

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2014-07-24 16:22:31

VANCOUVER, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce commencement of drilling operations at the Company's 100%-controlled Waitangi Valley-1 exploration well in Petroleum Exploration Permit 38348, located in New Zealand's East Coast Basin. The Waitangi Valley-1 well spudded on July 23, 2014 and will be drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,600 meters (11,800 feet). Waitangi Valley-1 is situated 250 kilometers north of TAG's...

2014-06-10 08:22:47

- Four new development projects that will significantly expand Summit Investments' current operating footprint in the Bakken Shale Play DALLAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LLC ("Summit Investments"), the privately held company that owns and controls the general partner of Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) and also owns a 56.8% limited partner interest in SMLP, today provided a commercial update for its wholly owned operating subsidiary,...

2014-06-09 08:23:29

PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Babst Calland released its fourth annual energy industry report, "The 2014 Babst Calland Report - Appalachian Shale Industry in Transition: Evolving Challenges for Producers and Midstream Operators." This annual review of natural gas and energy development activity acknowledges the significant growth of the Appalachian shale industry and offers insights on the issues and legal implications resulting from such growth. This year's...

2014-06-09 08:22:41

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Utica, LLC (AEU), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), announced today that it has signed agreements to acquire approximately 27,000 net acres of leasehold in Monroe County, Ohio, from East Resources, Inc. and an unnamed private company. At closing, the properties are expected to have net production of approximately 40 million cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day. In addition, a separate AELP...

2014-06-04 08:23:34

Only national conference and expo focusing on the shale water management segment of oil and gas industry to run from Oct. 14-15 DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration opens today for the only national conference and exposition for the shale water management segment of the oil and gas industry, set for October 14 - 15 in Stafford, TX. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/94019 Produced by Shale Play Water Management magazine, the Shale Water Expo 2014...

2014-05-30 12:22:35

HOUSTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabine Oil & Gas LLC ("Sabine" or the "Company") today announced that the Company will be participating at the following upcoming investor conferences during the month of June: -- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy and Power Leveraged Finance Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. -- Global Hunter Securities 100 Energy Conference in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (Logo:...

2014-05-24 23:01:28

Increased growth in Texas and North Dakota is giving the country opportunities to do more with its oil according to Chem Rock Technologies. (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Increased oil production across the nation has developed new opportunities for the United States economy. Rig efficiency is one of the main reasons why oil and gas production growth has been so impressive in recent years, and as a result new regions are enjoying the benefits of of this development. The introduction of new...

2014-05-22 20:20:58

$150 Million Initial Commitment Refinances Debt and Funds 2014 Marcellus Shale Growth Program ST. MARYS, W. Va., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: TENG), a pure play Marcellus Shale exploration and production company, today announced that its subsidiary, American Shale Development, Inc. ("ASD"), closed on a new credit facility with Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. ("Morgan Stanley") in the amount of $200 million. The facility closed and an initial amount of...

2014-05-16 23:06:50

Corrosion industry professionals in the Bakken shale region are collaborating to form a new corrosion committee to be proposed as the new NACE Bakken section. The corrosion committee’s inaugural meeting will take place from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm on June 11, 2014 at the Tioga Farm Festival Building located on N Dakota 40 in Tioga, North Dakota. Tioga, North Dakota (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Corrosion industry professionals in the Bakken shale region are collaborating to form a new corrosion...

2014-05-15 20:21:54

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) today reported that it has signed an agreement to purchase a 16% non-operated working interest in 11,100 gross leasehold acres (1,775 net acres) located in the core of the Eagle Ford Shale oil window in LaSalle and Frio Counties, Texas for $80,400,000 from private sellers. The transaction is projected to close within 30 days and will have an effective date of April 1, 2014. The acquisition will be...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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