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Image 1 - NASA Mars Tech Aids In Search For Earth's Hidden Water
2011-09-15 12:36:48

  [ View the Video ] A NASA-led team has used radar sounding technology developed to explore the subsurface of Mars to create high-resolution maps of freshwater aquifers buried deep beneath an Earth desert, in the first use of airborne sounding radar for aquifer mapping. The research may help scientists better locate and map Earth's desert aquifers, understand current and past hydrological conditions in Earth's deserts and assess how climate change is impacting them. Deserts...

2011-08-25 14:11:36

Oil well control is one of the most important processes during drilling operations. In deepwater drilling, controlling pressure in the oil well is crucial, as excessive pressures in the drilled hole can result in blowouts, leading to disastrous events like the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. The deeper the well, the higher the pressure, and the higher the risks associated with tapping oil from wells. During drilling, when the pressure applied to balance the hydrocarbon pressure in a well is...

2011-07-28 17:39:00

BILLINGS, Mont., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Energy Inc. (OTCBB:AMZG; "American Eagle" or the "Company") wishes to provide a general operations update on the Company's projects. The Company's proposed merger with Eternal Energy Corp. continues to progress, subject to the completion of remaining, standard regulatory and administrative processes. American Eagle's individual project updates include: Hardy Field, Saskatchewan, Canada The first development well in the...

2011-07-26 01:11:00

PARIS, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A second (Est-5a) and third (Est-6) stratigraphic wells[1] have been successfully drilled on the CPO 17 license in Colombia (Hocol-Operator 50% and Maurel & Prom, through its 50.01% subsidiary MP Colombia BV, 50%). This drilling campaign is targeting different geological objectives present in this license. The reservoir target of both stratigraphic wells was the Basal Sandstones of the Oligocene Carbonera Formation. The wells are...

2011-07-11 01:17:00

ZAGREB, Croatia, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that CROSCO semisubmersible  Zagreb 1 is undergoing a comprehensive maintenance and service program as well as a five-year survey at the BrodoTrogir d.d. Shipyard in Trogir, Croatia. Maintenance and service work is being done by CROSCO's Maintenance and Engineering Division.   The five-year survey is being conducted by Lloyd's...

2011-06-30 09:35:00

TOWNSVILLE, Australia, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Minerals plc (AIM: SML) is pleased to provide the following project update on its Iron Glen Tenement in Queensland, located 40km southwest of Townsville's deep sea harbour port facilities. Highlights Second phase drilling now underway with the second RC hole drilled down to 175 meters and the first diamond drill at 100 meters; Drilling program now expanded to the Lead Belly area of the tenement following the positive assay...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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