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Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Ground

For Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge this week, we are looking at the ground. I often find the ground quite interesting because it is full of history. 332 more words

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The origin and early radiation of archosauriforms as told by footprints

Earlier we looked at the origin of the antorbital fenestra in archosauriforms and the early radiation of that clade in the Late Permian as demonstrated by a series of skulls. 744 more words

Reptile Family Tree

U.S. Shale Oil Boom Grinds to a Halt as OPEC Keeps Pumping - Bloomberg Business

The shale oil boom that turned the U.S. into the world’s largest fuel exporter and brought $3 gasoline back to America’s pumps is grinding to a halt. 201 more words

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Pioneer to ramp up drilling in Permian Basin - MRT.com

Proceeds from the sale of the Eagle Ford Shale Midstream business by Pioneer Natural Resources and Reliance Holding USA Inc. will find their way to the Permian Basin. 296 more words

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Ianthodon: a basal edaphosaur without tall neural spines

A new paper
by Spindler, Scott and Reisz (2015) brings us new data on the basal pelycosaur Ianthodon schultzei (Fig. 1; Garnet locality, Missourian Age; 305-306 mya, Middle Pennsylvanian, Late Carboniferous). 417 more words

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A Permian lagerstätte from Antarctica.

A lagerstätte (German for ‘storage place’) is a site exhibiting an extraordinary preservation of life forms from a particular era. The term was originally coined by Adolf Seilacher in 1970.  442 more words

Noble Buys Rosetta for $2.1 Billion to Gain Texas Shale - Bloomberg Business

Noble Energy Inc. agreed to acquire Rosetta Resources Inc. for $2.1 billion in stock, giving the natural gas and oil producer a position in two of the largest areas of shale production in Texas.Noble will also assume Rosetta’s net debt of $1.8 billion, the companies said in a statement on Monday. 107 more words

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