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2010-05-24 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angolan chemicals market is set for robust expansion. The specialty chemicals segment exhibits the strongest resilience to the prevailing market conditions in the short-term. In the medium- and long- terms, the sector is poised to witness high growth. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.chemicals.frost.com), Angolan Chemicals Market, finds that the market earned...

2010-05-10 15:05:00

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $6.0 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010 compared to a net loss of $12.6 million, or ($0.22) per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2009. First quarter 2010 revenues were $30.0 million compared to $21.3 million in the first quarter of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) First quarter...

2010-05-04 01:05:00

HOUSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been selected by Chevron subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd (CABGOC) to perform front-end engineering design (FEED) for a significant portion of the Mafumeira Sul development project, offshore Cabinda Province, Angola. The contract, the value of which has not been announced, is expected to run until mid-2011. The Mafumeira Sul Project will include a central production...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.