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Business News Archive - November 13, 2009

Horizontal Drilling Update CALGARY, November 13, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

PHOENIX, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 25,000 environmentally conscious builders who figuratively painted downtown Phoenix green this week left behind a different sort of green during their three-day visit. The 2009 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held Nov.

AMSTERDAM, November 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced that in yesterday's Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders Mr. Steven B.

CENTREVILLE, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- There is widespread concern that many of the used cars supposedly scrapped under the Cash for Clunkers program may be resold around the country. It is illegal for any of these cars to be sold as a whole unit.

FUQING CITY, China, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Clean Energy Inc.

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Texas Petrochemicals, Inc., (OTC:TXPI.PK:) today reported revenues of $340.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 compared to $543.3 million in last year's first quarter and $260.9 million in the immediately preceding fourth quarter of fiscal 2009.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'