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  1. Over 200 fields to be developed in TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Trend

    Besides the hydrocarbon resources of global importance, Turkmenistan has rich and diverse solid minerals and hydro-mineral reserves of commercial scale, the government of Turkmenistan said. There are more than 200 deposits of various solid minerals and hydro-mineral raw materials prepared for industrial development at the state balance of Turkmenistan.

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  2. Santa Barbara Homeowner Can Build Swimming Pool Despite Neighbor's PleaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A tech entrepreneur who is constructing a home on a hillside in Hope Ranch overlooking the ocean can build a swimming pool in his backyard, despite a protest from the homeowner down hill from the pool. Chris Krach-Bastian is worried that the swimming pool could slide down and smash into her home if there's an earthquake or major storm.

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  3. RSP Permian (RSPP) Steven Gray on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... to improve our well design. Additionally, as we have indicated previously our wells are benefiting from better geology as we begin to drill more easterly on our leaseholds where we have thicker and more productive target zones. We also had a recent ...

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  4. Panel: Ending Oklahoma earthquakes will take research, timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    It could take up to another year of research to determine what has caused a recent series of Oklahoma earthquakes and whether the state is doing enough to stop them, officials said Tuesday. After meeting with members of the Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity, a panel she appointed last year to study the issue, Gov. Mary Fallin urged homeowners concerned about the safety of their homes to purchase private earthquake insurance.

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  5. Youth conservation crew enjoys first year at workRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Youth conservation crew enjoys first year at work Youth conservation crew helps with local weeding, litter collection and trail maintenance work. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1N8Qcux The first-year Walker Basin Youth Conservation Crew has been working all summer on conservation projects in the Walker River basin, including this day at the Wilson Canyon Trail.

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  6. Curiosity Drills Deep into First High Silica Martian Rock on Third Touchdown AnniversaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Universe Today

    Curiosity extends robotic arm and conducts sample drilling at "Buckskin" rock target at bright toned "Lion" outcrop at the base of Mount Sharp on Mars, seen at right, during August 2015. Gale Crater eroded rim seen in the distant background at left, in this composite multisol mosaic of navcam raw images taken to Sol 1059, July 30, 2015.

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  7. Mining concerns run deepRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Saanich News

    Such is life in the converted two-floor downtown Victoria loft, which will soon be dwarfed by the large building currently under construction. The team of geochemists, geologists, geoscientists and toxicologists, and others that make up the Artisanal Gold Council is down to four at the moment, as some members are on vacation while others are in the field, which means an extended site visit to a small-scale gold mine in West Africa, Peru or Indonesia.

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  8. Earthquakes trigger new rules on disposal wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is imposing new guidelines on oil and natural gas disposal well operations near the recent earthquakes. The amount of wastewater from oil and gas operations will no be reduced to a level below the 2012 totals by about 2.4 million barrels.

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  9. Gov. Mary Fallin acknowledges "direct correlation" between earthquakes and disposal wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and State Secretary of Energy and Environment Michael Teague met with members of the coordinating council on seismic activity to talk about earthquake activity in the state. Geologists historically recorded an average of 1.5 earthquakes magnitude 3 or greater each year; the state is now reporting an average of 2.5 magnitude 3 or greater earthquakes each day.

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  10. Obama Clean Power Plan: Why it's misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    Chip Knappenberger is the assistant director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. The views expressed are his own.

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  11. Rock stacks reveal 'jumping' quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    US scientists say they have solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been toppled by earthquakes. Their decade-long study concludes that quakes can stop or "jump" due to interactions between the San Andreas and the neighbouring San Jacinto fault.

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  12. 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 1:16 p.m. Its epicenter was located three miles west, northwest Medford, and 29 miles north of Enid.

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  13. USGS awards $4 million to earthquake early warning system on the West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    PASADENA >> The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to help push ShakeAlert , an earthquake early warning system, closer to becoming a functioning $38.2 million network on the West Coast. Since the early 2000s, the project has received $21 million or about 55 percent of the amount necessary to build out earthquake early warning infrastructure in California and the Pacific Northwest, said Thomas Heaton , Caltech professor of engineering seismology and director of the Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory.

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  14. Got salt?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Last year, it was too much rain at the worst possible time. This year, it's rain again and - the unthinkable - not enough salt.Current conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats are too poor for safe automotive land-speed racing for the second year in row.

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  15. Research and Markets: Algeria Touat Project Panorama Oil and Gas Upstream Analysis Report 2015Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... potential. - Review of factors affecting the economic outcome of the field including development overview, geology, challenges, reserves and production with qualitative perspective on of the overall assets life with Our analysis on the asset's ...

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  16. Acoustic mapping shaking things up in South DunedinRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Trail-blazing geological research which started yesterday is expected to shed light on previously unknown earthquake risk factors, including a possible ancient fault zone, under South Dunedin. University of Otago researchers, including MSc geology student Andy Holt, under the supervision of Associate Prof Andrew Gorman and Dr Christian Ohneiser, of the Otago geology department, spent much of yesterday undertaking acoustic mapping work on the south side of Macandrew Rd. Researchers plan to complete the last phase of their current research today, by continuing acoustic mapping under a section of nearby Bathgate Park.

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  17. 10 weird objects seen on Mars, explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    ... image covers an area just 1.6 inches across. NASA scientists confirmed the tiny bright bit is simply part of the geology of Mars. Some Mars-watching space fans on Flickr enhanced an image captured by the Mars Curiosity in early 2013 to highlight ...

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  18. Small Earthquake Hits Johnson ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KCDZ 107.7 FM

    A weak earthquake struck a remote section of the Mojave Desert about 24 miles north of Yucca Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude 3.1 quake was reported at 8:40 p.m. last night, Monday, August 3, and was centered on a hilltop at the eastern end of Johnson Valley, 28 miles east of Lucerne Valley.

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  19. USGS explores E. Oregon groundwater, geothermal suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A new study now underway by the U.S. Geological Survey is exploring the groundwater resources and geothermal energy potential in drought-stricken areas of Eastern Oregon and nearby parts of California, Idaho and Nevada. Volcanoes are associated with vast amounts of geothermal energy and lava-flows form many of the Pacific Northwest's most important aquifers, potentially the only reliable source of high-quality water during periods of drought.

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  20. Hands-on geology course at URockRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    This one semester course promises that you will never look at Maine's rocks and road-cuts in the same way again. With its bedrock exposed by recent glaciations, Maine is the ideal place to observe all of the ongoing processes of geological transformations.

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