Business News Archive - March 11, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) today announced that it has entered into agreements to sell all of its assets in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and Azerbaijan to BP for $7.0 billion.

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- While economic crisis increases strain across the globe, the European lighting market gladly welcomes the EU drive, new legislation and public awareness for greater energy efficiency.

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The WNA Nuclear Energy Index(SM) (TICKER: WNAI) will add three new constituents, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, March 21, 2010. Two stocks will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 65.

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the Company) (NYSE: RDS.A, NYSE: RDS.B) announces its intention to propose to the 2010 Annual General Meeting that Mr.

LONDON, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradeship Publications Ltd is proud to announce the launch of Industrial Fuels and Power (http://www.ifandp.com), a website dedicated to providing senior executives and plant managers in the power sector with the latest news, analysis and comment.

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The S-Network ITG Agriculture Index(SM) (TICKER: AGRI) will add two new components, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, March 21, 2010. Two stocks will be deleted from the index, maintaining the current number of 30 index components.

DUBLIN, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world's largest wholesale data centre provider, announced the results of a new study which shows that the majority of European companies are placing data centre expansion firmly on the corporate agenda in 2010.

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The September 11 attacks corroborated the need for a major overhaul of the airport security system and its value chain. Critical infrastructures continue to be prime targets for terrorist threats and airports remain among the most vulnerable to attack.

STOCKHOLM, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Robotic Mowers - Now in Colour Today Husqvarna, the global leader in robotic mowing, unveils Automower(R) Colour Collection, robotic lawnmowers in four exclusive metallic colours - white, brown, blue and orange. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/husqvarna/40791/ Gone are the days when the lawnmower was something hidden away in the garage.

RENO, Nevada, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies (NYSE: ORA), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ormat Nevada Inc., has completed its acquisition of membership interests in the Hot Sulphur Springs II LLC("HSS"), which includes the Tuscarora project.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.