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Business News Archive - September 19, 2007

By Jim Getz, The Dallas Morning News Sep. 19--To workers who battle bumper-to-bumper traffic daily, it might not feel as if the Dallas area's average commute was a minute shorter in 2006 in than in 2000 -- but that's what a U.S. Census Bureau survey has found.

ELIZABETH, Ill., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Jo-Carroll Energy announced today its plan to build an 80 megawatt, biomass-fueled, renewable energy center on approximately 60 acres immediately south of the Danisco plant on Illinois State Route 84 between Savanna and Thomson.

MIAMI, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The latest fall forecast for South Florida is in, courtesy of American Airlines: cool fares, coupled with convenient flights to exciting destinations, will make for a red hot travel season.

Speaking today at the Bank of America Conference in San Francisco, H. J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ) Chairman, President and CEO William R.

Trafigura AG, a branch of Trafigura, the world's third largest commodities trading company, announced a gift of $10,000 to Montana Tech, the University of Montana's School of Mines and Engineering located in Butte.

Delta Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: DOIG) is pleased to announce that it has committed itself to Ranken Energy Corporation to participate in a three well drilling program at Garvin County, Oklahoma (the "2007-1 Drilling Program"). Delta has agreed to take a 20% working interest in this program.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.