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abraxas

(əˈbræksəs) or

abrasax

n
(Christian Churches, other) an ancient charm composed of Greek letters: originally believed to have magical powers and inscribed on amulets, etc, but from the second century ad personified by Gnostics as a deity, the source of divine emanations
[from Greek: invented word]
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Abraxas
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Abraxas recently finished three recompletions of previously shut-in wells in the Portilla Field, San Patricio County, Texas, after acquiring the property from Mobil Producing Texas & New Mexico Inc.
SAN ANTONIO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: AXAS) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Abraxas Production Corporation, successfully completed its Goldapp No.
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: AXAS) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Abraxas Production Corporation, has closed its previously announced acquisition from Mobil Producing Texas & New Mexico Inc.
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SAN ANTONIO -- Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) today announced production rates for its first Eagle Ford well in South Texas.
SAN ANTONIO -- Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) today announced completion of its first Eagle Ford well in South Texas and presentation details for the upcoming IPAA OGIS conference.
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