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2013-12-02 08:24:29

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that the Lisewo-2 well will be completed for production prior to further testing. The well was drilled to a depth of 3,779 meters and cased to the top of the Rotliegend target reservoir. A total of 27 meters were cored at the top of the reservoir which showed excellent reservoir quality and gas saturation similar to the Lisewo-1 well. Planned operations call for completing the well for production....

2013-04-23 08:27:08

SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) today reported on testing two of its wells in Poland. Tuchola-3K Testing Upper DevonianThe Tuchola 3-K well encountered good hydrocarbon shows in two zones in a 215 meter gross section of reefoidal Upper Devonian. Logs and sidewall cores confirm good porosity and permeability in two separate zones. Operations are now underway to test both intervals through open-hole drill stem tests. If these tests are...

2012-07-11 06:22:22

SALT LAKE CITY, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) today announced it has drilled into the top of the Zechstein formation at the Kutno-2 well at 4,912 meters and successfully set and cemented the intermediate casing. The next operations in the well will be to run a cement bond log and continue drilling to penetrate the Zechstein, which is expected to be approximately 1,150 meters thick. Once the base of the Zechstein is reached, a 7" liner will be set and cemented...

2012-05-20 06:20:13

SALT LAKE CITY, May 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) today announced it has added two new exploratory wells to those already scheduled for drilling in 2012. The new wells, Tuchola-3 and Frankowo, will test prospects in two of the Company's 100%-owned concessions in Poland. These wells will enable the Company to increase the momentum of its most active drilling year to date. The new wells will fit within the previously reported $60 to $70 million capital budget. The...

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2009-03-30 09:05:00

Did volatile halogenated gases from giant salt lakes at the end of the Permian Age lead to a mass extinction of species? The largest mass extinction in the history of the earth could have been triggered off by giant salt lakes, whose emissions of halogenated gases changed the atmospheric composition so dramatically that vegetation was irretrievably damaged. At least that is what an international team of scientists have reported in the most recent edition of the "Proceedings of the Russian...

2008-08-05 12:00:41

VANCOUVER, Aug. 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Point Energy Corp. (TSX-V:GPE) (Frankfurt:A0HGQ1) (the "Company" or "GPE") reported today that it has entered into a letter agreement ("Agreement") with Gas Plus International B.V. ("Gas Plus") to farm-in to a fifty percent working interest in Block 106 ("the Block") comprising 920 square kilometers (227,000 acres) located around the city of Szczecinekin in northwest Poland. GPE has agreed to pay approximately US$250,000 in back costs and...