Business News Archive - April 19, 2010

HONG KONG, April 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company" or "CNOOC Ltd.", NYSE: CEO, HKEx: 0883) announced today that the Company has successfully made an important new discovery -- Penglai(PL)9-1 in the Eastern Bohai Bay. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/xprn/sa/200701301659.jpg ) The new discovery -- PL9-1 is located in the Miaoxibei Uplift in the Eastern Bohai Bay.

LONDON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers today, faced with increasing energy prices, are feeling the growing pressure to cut costs and become more environmentally stable.

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, today announced that it reached the milestone of 2.0 gigawatts (GW) annualized capacity at its wafer plant. Mr.

VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V - CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to report preliminary drill results from its Collins Bay Extension project, a uranium property under option from Bayswater Uranium.

LONDON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hybrid commercial vehicles are quickly gaining popularity among fleet customers thanks to their increased fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and, most importantly, availability of federal grants and subsidies.

DENVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- B-cycle is helping Denver residents increase daily activity and reduce carbon emissions with the country's first citywide bike-sharing system, Denver B-cycle.

BILLINGS, Mont., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ante4, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANTF) today announced that it has changed its name to Voyager Oil and Gas, Inc.

Case study on PlaNYC serves as a roadmap to help other cities achieve greater sustainability by replicating New York's innovative planning process and adopting its 10 keys to success NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new case study released today provides an unprecedented in-depth look at how the City of New York developed its renowned sustainability plan, PlaNYC, and how this planning process laid the groundwork for New York's emergence as a leading sustainable city. ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA developed "The Process Behind PlaNYC" in collaboration with the City of New York's Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability.

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) today announced the company will host an analyst conference call at 9 a.m. EDT (8 a.m. CDT) on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, to review its first quarter 2010 financial results and to provide a general business update.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Big Bear Mining (OTC Bulletin Board: BGBR) is pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for 100% interest in 3 claims in the Birch/Uchi portion of the Red Lake Mining Division.

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.