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2010-04-29 16:27:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Angola's TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) today announced the airline ordered two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase rights for two additional 777-300ER jetliners. Angola Minister of Transports Dr. Augusto da Silva Tomas and TAAG Chairman Dr. Pimentel Araujo joined several senior U.S. government and Boeing officials to celebrate the order at the Corporate Council on Africa...

2010-04-06 06:00:00

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announced today that Kirk Barwick will serve as Director of Angola Operations for Paragon Angola Engenharia e Servicos, Lda., the company's joint venture with Prodoil Exploracao e Producao de Hidrocarbonetos, S.A.R.L. (Prodoil). Barwick, who has been with AMEC for 31 years, will be responsible for business development and execution responsibilities on all of AMEC's Angolan...

2010-03-16 19:11:00

In the news release, VAALCO Energy Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results, issued 16-Mar-2010 by VAALCO Energy, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the table titled "Abbreviated Financial Results," certain numbers were aligned incorrectly with the line items. The complete, corrected release follows: VAALCO Energy Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:...

2010-03-16 15:05:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) For the 2009 fourth quarter, VAALCO reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $2.2 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to net loss attributable to VAALCO of $7.5 million, or ($0.13) per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2008. Fourth quarter 2009 revenues were $32.6...

2010-03-02 04:40:00

PARIS/>, March 2, 2010/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today that it has signed a major contract with UPSTAR Comunicacoes for satellite capacity for the broadcasting of ZAP pay-TV platform, expected to launch shortly in Angola/>. UPSTAR Comunicacoes is a joint venture between ZON Multimedia, one of the leading Portuguese media groups and the Angolan group SOCIP. The five-year contract covers the lease of five Ku-band transponders on...

2010-02-25 16:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Total Exploration and Production Angola for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment. The award has a value of approximately $65 million in revenue to FMC Technologies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) The equipment will support Total Angola's Block 17 development, located offshore Angola, West Africa. FMC's...

2010-02-17 07:33:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced that during 2009, the Company added net proved liquid hydrocarbon and natural gas reserves of 674 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), excluding dispositions of 41 mmboe, while producing 149 mmboe, and thereby increasing proved reserves by over 40 percent from 1,195 mmboe at year end 2008 to 1,679 mmboe at year end 2009. For the three-year period ended Dec. 31, 2009, Marathon added net proved...

2010-02-09 11:02:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced the completion of the sale of a 20 percent undivided working interest in the Production Sharing Contract and Joint Operating Agreement in Angola Block 32 to Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola, Empresa Publica - (SONANGOL, E.P.)'s wholly owned subsidiary, Sonangol Pesquisa e Producao, S.A. Under previously announced terms, the transaction has an effective date of Jan. 1, 2009. Marathon...

2010-01-11 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that it has successfully acquired an additional 28,000 km of regional seismic data covering Brazil's southern Santos, Pelotas, and northeastern Equatorial basins. The recent expansion to the BrasilSPAN(TM) program makes this one of the largest 2D seismic datasets in the ION BasinSPAN multi-client data library. The BrasilSPAN program, now containing a total of 42,000 km, provides the oil...

2009-12-11 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today announced that following the exercise of a right of first refusal by Sociedad Nacional De Combustiveis De Angola, E.P., (SONANGOL), SONANGOL's wholly owned subsidiary, Sociedad Pesquisa E Producao, S.A.R.L., has signed an agreement to purchase a 20 percent undivided working interest in Angola Block 32 from Marathon. The terms of the agreement are the same as the previously announced transaction. The...


Latest Angola Reference Libraries

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Barbeled Houndshark, Leptocharias smithii
2012-09-03 08:24:18

The Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii) is a species of bottom dwelling shark and sole member of the Leptochariidae family. It is a fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters of Africa from Mauritania to Angola and found at depths up to 246 feet. It is occasionally found as far north as the Mediterranean Sea. Its habitat is typically muddy water around river mouths. This fish can grow up to 32 inches in length, and is characterized by its long, slender body,...

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-06-25 08:55:42

The Giant Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, is a rare subspecies of Sable Antelope native and endemic to the region between Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. They live in forests near the water, where leaves and tree sprouts are always juicy and abundant. It is an endangered species, so it is protected in natural parks, and hunting it is, therefore, forbidden. Both sexes have horns, which can reach 59 inches. Males and females are strikingly similar in appearance until they...

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2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.