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2014-04-11 08:21:13

- Well count increases 4% compared to the first quarter 2013 HOUSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore well count for the first quarter 2014 was 8,853 wells, down 230 wells or 3% compared to the fourth quarter 2013. Compared to the first quarter 2013, the well count was up 319 wells or 4%. Due to improved drilling efficiencies, the average US onshore drilling rig now produces 3% more wells compared to the same...

2014-03-26 12:22:54

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Orofino Gold Corp. (PINK OTC: ORFG) ("Orofino Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company's majority owned subsidiary, Nations Oil & Gas, has made an offer to acquire Alberta Gas Co of Utah. Financial terms are being negotiated. Alberta Gas owns leases for seven stripper wells located in two separate fields in Utah's Uintah Basin. Four are located off Highway 40 between Roosevelt and Vernal in the East Gusher...

2014-01-10 08:20:36

- Drilling efficiencies improve 9% compared to the fourth quarter 2012 HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore well count for the fourth quarter 2013 is 9,056 wells; down 19 wells from the revised 9,075 wells counted in the third quarter 2013. Compared to the fourth quarter 2012, the well count was up 398 wells or 5%. Due to improved drilling efficiencies, the average US onshore drilling rig now produces 9%...

2013-11-13 16:21:50

MATTESON, Ill., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 3000 children in Africa die every day from diseases spread through drinking contaminated water. Robin Moore, a donor and partner of The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative, is doing something about it. She has launched the 100 Day Challenge for Clean Water in Africa. She seeks donations from family, friends, and others concerned about the plight of these children to partner with The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative effort to...

2013-11-12 08:25:44

HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to provide an update on operations. Since the last release of October 30th, the company has fraced 7 additional wells, of which 6 are production wells and one an appraisal well, bringing the total number of wells fraced so far this...

2013-10-30 08:24:39

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), Operator of the Shouyang Block Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, today announced that an additional 21 wells have been commenced since July 31, bringing to 74 the total number of wells spudded in 2013. Additionally, 32 additional wells have been fraced since July 31, bringing to 58 the number of wells fraced in 2013. Of the 74 wells...

2013-10-17 20:22:26

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dune Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:DUNR) today announced recent drilling results. At Chocolate Bayou Field, Brazoria County, Texas, Dune drilled the A.M. Wieting #31 well to a total depth of 12,440' MD. The well targeted the 12,000S sand which has been highly productive in nearby field wells. The Wieting #31 well was successfully logged, cased and completed and commenced production on October 1, 2013. Initial flow rates for the 12,000 sand as filed...

2013-10-15 08:24:32

CALGARY, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Whitecap Resources Inc. ("Whitecap" or the "Company") (TSX: WCP) is pleased to announce a 15 percent increase to our credit facilities from $520 million to $600 million in addition to providing shareholders with an update on our successful capital execution thus far in 2013. Our third quarter operational results have once again exceeded expectations with average production over 1,000 boe/d above our 20,000 boe/d production forecast providing us with...

2013-10-11 08:20:51

- Continued improvement in drilling efficiencies during the third quarter drives U.S. well count higher, despite static rig count. HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore Well Count for the third quarter 2013 is 9,175 wells; up 164 wells or 2% from the revised 9,011 wells counted in the second quarter 2013. Compared to the third quarter 2012, the Well Count was down 236 wells or 3%. Due to improved drilling...

2013-09-30 16:22:32

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to provide an update on drilling results generated by the ongoing exploration program at its 100%-owned Cerro Bayo silver-gold mine in Aysen, Chile. Results presented here were acquired from January 1, 2013 to August 30, 2013. Highlights of these results include: -- Resource Extension and Infill Drilling o Drilling along Coyita, Marcela Sur, and...