Business News Archive - October 22, 2009

HOUSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its 2009 third quarter financial and operating results on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time, 3 p.m.

LONDON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Second only to the Middle East, the Caspian Region of Russia holds a wealth of natural resources and an open opportunity for market growth in the near future. Europe/Eurasia has 11.61% of the world proved oil reserves and 33.5% of the world's proved gas reserves.

SHANGHAI, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, today announced the appointment of Bruce A.

LONDON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The chemicals industry was particularly hard hit by the economic recession, as reflected in the closure of numerous manufacturing plants, laying off of personnel and bankruptcies of some major players.

LONDON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 2009 witnessed a sharp spike in demand for Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) systems on motorways and highways worldwide. In response, market participants have been preparing for intense competition as they jockey for optimal positioning within the market.

MANAMA, Bahrain, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow Corning, one of the world's largest silicon- based materials developers and manufacturers, has established a Middle East headquarters and commercial entity in Manama, Bahrain.

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti is making driving in the urban jungle a little more tolerable - with a breath of fresh air.

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Quattro Wireless (www.quattrowireless.com), mobile's largest premium ad network, today announced multiple milestones in the company's ongoing work to create and manage the mobile presence for Ford Motor Company's Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

DALLAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate All Battery Center (IABC) today announced its weekly podcast series offering potential franchisees insightful tips and expert advice on franchise and business opportunities.

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