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Business News Archive - March 19, 2009

New vendor auditing program designed to extend audit reach for customers that need to secure global supply chain integrity ST.

OTC: BB Symbol: EAVR Berlin WKN Number: A0M9U0 BELLINGHAM, WA, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Endeavor Explorations announces it has located the Global Positioning coordinates (GPS) for the previous historical drilling program conducted on the Don Lake Project during the 1960's by Matrix Exploration Ltd.

(TSX: AVN.UN, NYSE: AAV) CALGARY, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Advantage Energy Income Fund ("Advantage" or the "Fund") is pleased to announce the financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2008. Funds from Operations Increased 33% and Annual Production Increased 8% - Strong average natural gas and crude oil prices and excellent drilling results resulted in a 33% increase in funds from operations to $361.1 million for 2008 compared to $271.1 for 2007.

BRUSSELS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish bioenergy company SEKAB was presented the prestigious "Sustainable Bioethanol Award" for its development of verified sustainable ethanol and the technology for bioethanol based on cellulose at an event in Brussels including the world's foremost leaders in biofuels. "This prestigious recognition is a welcome acknowledgement of the efforts SEKAB has made to drive development of the sustainability criteria for ethanol and for the entire activities of the company," says Anders Fredriksson, President of SEKAB Biofuels & Chemicals. A British company, Green Power Conferences, lies behind the prize, which was awarded for the first time at the 2009 World Biofuels Markets Conference and Exhibition in Brussels.

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A slumping economy has left consumers with at least one benefit. Great deals abound on travel to many destinations around the world say travel experts.

HONG KONG, March 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company" or "CNOOC Ltd.", NYSE: CEO; SEHK: 0883) announced today that its Bozhong (BZ) 28-2S oil field successfully commenced production with 4000 barrels of oil per day via 4 wells. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/xprn/sa/200701301659.jpg ) BZ 28-2S, located in the south of Bohai Bay with a water depth of 21 meters, is the largest field among all the oil projects expected to come on stream this year offshore China. BZ 28-2S, together with BZ29-4, BZ28-2SN and BZ34-1N, is subject to joint development to maximize the commercial value.

Major Automotive Manufacturer to Launch in Fall 2010 NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to manufacture a heated and cooled cup holder for the automotive market based on its advanced TE technology.

ALICE, Texas, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forbes Energy Services Ltd.

President and Congress Take First Steps to Restore Polluter Pays Fees for Program FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the Center for Health, Environment & Justice sheds light on the growing connections between global climate change, corporate bankruptcies and the crisis of the Federal Superfund toxic waste cleanup program.

LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Forestweb, the leading market intelligence provider for forest products and related industries, announced today the release of the Fourth Quarter 2008 Global Timberlands Research Report from Brookfield Timberlands Management LP.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.