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2014-06-18 16:22:08

STAVANGER, Norway, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competentia,the international oil and gas project management and engineering recruitment consultancy todays announced the acquisition of the Houston-headquartered Argonauta Group of companies (http://www.argonenergy.com), in a cash and stock transaction. Argonauta provides senior consultants to the oil and gas majors, primarily for the drilling and subsea sectors of the industry. In addition, through its subsidiary...

2014-02-11 12:21:40

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excellence Engineering, a Tulsa, Okla.-based engineering services company focused primarily in the energy sector, recently received a growth capital investment from Argonaut Private Equity. Excellence Engineering provides engineering design, drafting, procurement and construction services to an array of companies, a majority of which operate in the energy sector. Founded in 2001 and owned by Dee Hays, P.E., Excellence Engineering is...

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2010-05-20 06:20:00

Scientists said Wednesday they had solved the mystery surrounding the paper nautilus, a brittle and translucent shell that belongs to the rarely-seen species of octopi known as argonauts. For centuries, biologists have pondered about what evolutionary function the female's delicate off-white casing has served, only knowing it is too thin to offer any protection from predators. The most popular theory throughout time was that it had served as a brood chamber to house eggs. But a new study...

2008-08-20 09:00:45

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you currently have a study that is falling behind with recruitment? Have you given your sites recruitment tools and a budget for media but still have not seen the desired results? Perhaps what you need is an extra set of hands to help your sites navigate the world of media placements and provide additional administrative assistance and consultation. "Through our Argonauta Assist(TM) service," says Ms. Ann Kottcamp, President of Argonauta...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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