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Business News Archive - March 19, 2007

Every day you're faced with hard decisions -- Dem

By Teri Maddox, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Mar. 19--The Great River Road didn't exist in the 1930s and 1940s, so people who lived in Alton and worked in Grafton rode "the Dinky." It was a city bus that had been converted into a "railbus" by the Illinois Terminal Railroad.

HOWELL, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Oil & Gas has purchased the Northwest Perryton Prospect, 640-acre lease with one producing well, the OMJ #2.

By Guy Dixon CAIRN Energy's Indian subsidiary is hiring a heavyweight former BP executive in a move designed to bolster its exploration and development activities in Rajasthan.

Jumpjet, the first company to offer a way to fly in a private jet for less than the price of most airline tickets, is now enrolling founding members.

TULSA, Okla., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. announced today plans to build a $260 million natural gas liquids pipeline from southern Oklahoma through the Barnett Shale natural gas play in northern Texas and continuing on to the Texas Gulf Coast.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.