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2014-09-09 08:28:56

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus welcomes today's report from the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) on implementation of the principles for price reporting agencies (the IOSCO PRA Principles). IOSCO concludes: "during the first year of implementation the four PRAs have made good progress with regard to the PRA Principles." The report also confirms that "IOSCO does not believe that further...

2014-08-15 08:26:56

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surveillance of suspects, protection of assets, and securement of crime scenes are daily challenges for the Law Enforcement and First Responder community. Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) introduced today the ARGUS(TM) PS Series (video demo) product to provide a covert, mobile, unattended perimeter security and alert capability. Derived from proven technology originally developed for U.S. Military applications, ARGUS(TM) PS consists of...

2014-08-15 00:20:42

US shale boom and export policy leads to new Asia-Pacific condensate market dynamics SINGAPORE, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New flows of lightly distilled US condensate exports to the expanding Asia-Pacific market for petrochemical feedstocks highlight the need for more transparent price identification for condensates in the region. The Argus Condensate Index (ACI), launched by energy price reporting agency Argus this month, is a key indicator of value for participants in the...

2014-07-13 00:20:15

LONDON, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has risen again in the rankings in the third annual "Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200" league table of UK companies. This highlights the top 200 privately owned UK firms in terms of export growth. Argus is the twenty-fourth largest company in terms of export value featured in the list this year. Companies need a minimum export value of £25mn to qualify for the league table. Argus...

2014-07-08 16:22:17

LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus welcomes today's decision by UK gas and power markets regulator Ofgem to support the voluntary extension to gas and electricity benchmarks of the principles for oil price reporting devised by international regulators group Iosco in 2012. Argus' commitment to best practice in commodity price reporting is shown by its continuing compliance with Iosco's PRA principles across all its...

2014-07-03 04:20:32

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkmenistan has chosen global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus as an official source of energy price information. The country's exporters will now be able to use prices published by Argus in their export contracts for crude, petroleum products, LPG and petrochemicals. Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has signed a government resolution to make Argus an officially recognised source of market pricing...

2014-07-02 12:22:52

HOUSTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Propylene production is undergoing a dramatic shift, with the US expected to become a net exporter by 2017, according to a new study released by global energy news and price reporting organization Argus. The 2014 Argus DeWitt Propylene Annual provides an in-depth overview and analysis of the dynamic changes expected in the propylene market. Rising production of propane from US shale formations, along with shifts to heavier feedstocks in the...

2014-06-24 08:20:49

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) announced today that it recently completed an extensive tactical evaluation of its ARGUS(TM) Radio Frequency (RF)-based perimeter security system at the Deployable Force Protection (DFP) Adaptive Red Team (ART) Technical Support and Operational Analysis (TSOA) at the Marine Corp Base, Quantico, VA. The ART/TSOA is a quarterly experiment activity supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) DFP...

2014-06-18 12:27:02

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A wave of new methanol plants spurred by a surplus of natural gas may lead to a glut of methanol in the US by 2018, according to a new study released by global energy news and price reporting organisation Argus. The Argus JJ&A Methanol Dynamics study is a comprehensive analysis of the global methanol market with a particular focus on China--the world's largest methanol market--and the fast-moving US industry. The study also provides a series...

2014-06-09 16:21:59

HOUSTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting organisation Argus has launched the Argus DeWitt Olefins Daily report. This publication provides US Gulf coast pricing for ethylene and propylene, including daily volume-weighted averages, market analysis, coverage of global contract and swaps prices and a large news section. The US petrochemical industry is experiencing a resurgence, as low-priced ethane and propane have made domestic...


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2012-06-14 10:46:20

Symbol: SATY2 Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   SAPLT2 Salix planifolia Pursh ssp. tyrrellii (Raup) Argus Distribution: SalixtyrrelliiRaup distribution:CAN(AB, NU, SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:46:55

Symbol: SAROD Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SADO8 Salix dodgeana Rydb.   SADOS Salix dodgeana Rydb. var. subrariflora (L. Kelso) L. Kelso   SAROD2 Salix rotundifolia Trautv. var. dodgeana (Rydb.) A.E. Murray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, WY Classification:...

2012-06-14 10:47:00

Symbol: SAREG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Distribution: SalixreticulataL. ssp.glabellicarpaArgus distribution:USA(AK),CAN(BC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:47:25

Symbol: SAOVG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N Synonyms:   SAGL9 Salix glacialis Andersson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 10:47:26

Symbol: SAOVA Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SAAR15 Salix arctolitoralis Hultén Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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