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2011-06-09 06:17:00

LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy price reporting agency Argus today announced the acquisition of FMB Consultants Ltd (FMB), a provider of price reporting and market intelligence to the fertilizer and chemical industries. FMB is a leader in the provision of timely and accurate intelligence on the world fertilizer market. FMB's reports monitor global trade and pricing for nitrogen, phosphate, sulphur, potash and ammonia. Founded in 1982, FMB publishes 100 price...

2011-06-06 09:26:00

SINGAPORE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched assessments for northeast Asian and Indian Group 3 base oil prices. With these assessments, Argus now publishes Group 3 prices for all the key global markets. The new assessments follow Argus' launch of European Group 3 base oil prices in May 2010 and US Group 3 prices in January 2011. The global price coverage coincides with surging demand for high-quality base oil feedstock in the US and...

2011-05-25 09:07:00

HOUSTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy reporting agency Argus has named the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company (CRANDIC) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) the winners of its Win-Win Award. The two companies received their award today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in San Francisco, California, in front of almost 300 railroad representatives and their customers. This is the second time the Iowa shortline has won the award. The annual...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

Oregon's largest newspaper will use DTI Circulation to create new revenue. DTI's industry-leading circulation system will drive new revenue expansion for The Oregonian with third-party delivery options and enhanced marketing campaigns that retain and grow audience. Springville, Utah (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The Oregonian and the Hillsboro Argus have signed a long-term agreement with Digital Technology International (DTIâ“ž¢) to implement DTI Circulation in DTI Cloud...

2011-04-19 03:55:00

HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Argus Sour Crude Index ("ASCI") futures contract recorded its first trade on the CME on Friday 15 April, with a total of 100,000 bl being traded for the May 2011 calendar month. The ASCI price, launched by international energy pricing agency Argus in May 2009, is used by Saudi Aramco, Kuwait Petroleum and Iraq's Somo to price all their exports to US customers. The ASCI price is a volume-weighted average of all daily physical transactions for...

2011-04-16 23:00:00

LONDON, April 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy price reporting agency Argus has gained a place in the "The Sunday Times PwC Profit Track 100" for the fourth time, a record-equalling achievement. Only two other companies have appeared in the rankings four times. This annual league table ranks Britain's leading 100 private-sector companies with the fastest-growing profits, based on their latest three years of available accounts. The league table is published in full in today's...

2011-03-24 16:34:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- Energy featured prominently in talks held by US president Barack Obama during his tour of Latin America on 18-23 March. But Obama's messages appeared mixed at times, and discussions with countries such as Brazil and Chile overlooked the potentially key role that natural gas can play in the region, according to the international energy reporting service Argus. While in Brasilia, Obama gave notice that the US would become a major...

2011-03-21 06:40:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrasphere Technologies (http://www.intrasphere.com), a Drug Safety specialized consulting and solutions firm that provides services to Life Sciences organizations, today announced that it has launched SafetyXpress. SafetyXpress for Argus is Intrasphere's proprietary implementation accelerator framework for the rapid deployment of the Argus Safety suite. Intrasphere is a Specialized Oracle Argus Safety Gold Partner. Created and...

2011-03-18 18:54:00

LONDON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil markets work well when they are allowed to. Major unexpected disruptions to energy infrastructure over the last month, first in Libya, then after the tragic and devastating earthquake in Japan, have shown this, according to analysis by leading energy price reporting agency Argus. Clear price signals from spot markets have allowed oil supply to be allocated efficiently. Refining capacity has either been turned down in the Mediterranean or turned...

2011-03-17 16:35:00

LONDON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The impact of changes in energy demand caused by the crisis in Japan will be exacerbated by the fragile state of the global oil market, according to energy price reporting agency Argus. The market had just started to deal with the loss of Libyan supplies when the 11 March earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, severely damaging ports, power stations, refineries and other energy infrastructure. Over 1.2mn b/d of Libyan crude exports has been lost to the...


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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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