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Friday Night Lights : A Review

Title: Friday Night Lights
Author: H. G. Bissinger
Genre: Non-Fiction
“Odessa is the setting for this book, but it could be anyplace in this vast land where, on a Friday night, a set of spindly stadium lights rises to the heavens to so powerfully, and so briefly, ignite the darkness.” 378 more words


OPEC Loses (and Reclaims) Market Share from U.S. Shale

  • According to the EIA, U.S. Shale losses will accelerate next year with a drop of 390,000 barrels a day in annual average production to 8.86 million barrels a day.
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Patriot Begins Drilling in the Permian

Dallas-based oil and gas company Patriot Energy said Tuesday it has begun drilling operations at its 440-acres Thoroughbred-1 prospect, in eastern Permian Basin, West Texas, Kallanish Energy understands.The Thoroughbred-1 well targets multiple potential pay zones including the Strawn Lime, Cline shale, Cisco sands, Triple M Credo, Middle Wolfcamp and Albaugh. 102 more words

Pre-reptile may be earliest known to walk upright on all fours

A newly published analysis of the bones ofBunostegos akokanensis, a 260-million-year-old pre-reptile, finds that it likely stood upright on all-fours, like a cow or a hippo, making it the earliest known creature to do so. 847 more words


Coelurosauravus bone identification error

A recent paper
by (Bulanov and Sennikov 2015) reinterpreted and misidentified one posterior skull bone of Coelurosauravus, the helmeted Permian glider (Figs. 1, 2). 269 more words

Reptile Family Tree

Weil Guides WPX In $2.35B Deal For RKI Exploration

Oil and gas producer WPX Energy Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy the Permian Basin assets of RKI Exploration & Production LLC for $2.35 billion in a deal led by Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, as the company continues to shift its portfolio to focus on oil. 31 more words