Business News Archive - February 15, 2010

HOUSTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Geokinetics Inc. (NYSE Amex: GOK) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Petroleum Geo-Services' ("PGS") onshore seismic data acquisition and multi-client data library business ("PGS Onshore").

PARIS, February 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maurel & Prom and Dominion have signed an agreement in principle related to an additional working interest in the Mandawa license and a new carried interest in the Kisangire license as follows: - a 40% interest in the Mandawa Production Sharing Agreement onshore Tanzania, resulting in Maurel & Prom owning 90% of the Mandawa licence and Dominion's interest being reduced to 10%; and - a 35% carried interest in the Kisangire Production Sharing Agreement onshore Tanzania (operated by Heritage Oil, who owns a 55% interest). In addition to approval by the Tanzanian Government, the agreement is also subject to certain other conditions, including the assumption by Maurel & Prom of the operatorship of the Mandawa license. This document may contain predictions about the financial situation, results, activities and industrial strategy of Maurel & Prom.

A Breakthrough Enzyme Product for Cellulosic Biofuels Development PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, today introduced Accellerase(®) DUET at the Renewable Fuels Association's 15th Annual National Ethanol Conference in Orlando, Fla.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Latin American industrial water market, trends point to rising investments in the natural resources segments in Mexico, the Caribbean basin, and South America.

BURNABY, BC, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX: DFE), a leading supplier of high performance, cost-effective solar electric solutions, today announced it is has signed a frame agreement for 10 megawatts with SOLERA sunpower GmbH, in Southern Germany.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 11 million hotel rooms and 1 million airline seats are potential IPTV applications, according to a new report from MRG, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]