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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...

2011-03-16 13:00:00

SINGAPORE and KYOTO, Japan, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's devastating 11 March earthquake and tsunami have hit its struggling economy and ineffective government at what was an already uncertain time for the country. The earthquake, measuring up to 9.0 on the Richter scale, and subsequent tsunami have devastated a wide area of northeast Japan, killing more than 10,000 people and washing away whole communities and infrastructure. The biggest quake in Japan's recorded history has...

2011-03-15 22:29:00

SINGAPORE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- The 11 March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the continuing nuclear crisis that they triggered, will have significant repercussions in global energy markets, according to international energy price reporting agency Argus. Japan will rely more on oil for power generation at least until the end of this year, altering regional balances for some grades of crude and providing a large boost in demand for low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO). And...

2011-03-15 14:00:00

SINGAPORE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus has launched the Argus Mideast Gulf and Indian Ocean Products (AMGIO) report, a service that provides a range of price assessments of refined oil products in the Mideast Gulf and Indian Ocean. Traditionally, these markets have been assessed as differentials to product prices in the Singapore market. "As Mideast Gulf states and India emerge as both suppliers of oil products as well as key markets for...

2011-03-15 01:18:00

LONDON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International price reporting agency Argus has set up a web page with free news alerts about the impact of the Japanese earthquake on energy markets. Recent headlines include: Japan releases oil product stocks - Update Japan releases oil product stocks Merkel takes action following Japan nuclear crisis Merkel orders extended nuclear plants off line Medium-term tanker trade to rise on Japanese demand Switzerland freezes nuclear permissions...

2011-02-16 02:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy price reporting agency Argus believes that it is inappropriate for the European Commission to propose the imposition of a regime of regulation designed for equity markets on the energy sector. Argus disagrees with proposals to limit how much energy prices can vary in any given timeframe. This could lead to disruption in energy supplies, something that has not occurred for over 30 years because of the functioning of effective...

2011-01-27 03:44:00

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus has appointed former ExxonMobil executive Dennis (Denny) Houston as a non-executive board director. "We are delighted that Denny has agreed to join the Argus board," Argus chief executive and chairman Adrian Binks said. "He has more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry and Argus looks forward to making use of his extensive insight and knowledge." Denny was executive vice-president of ExxonMobil...

2011-01-14 09:17:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- International energy pricing agency Argus today launched assessments for US Group 3 base oil prices. These are the first assessments in the US for spot Group 3 base oils -- the key component in high-end engine lubricants. The new assessments follow Argus' launch of European Group 3 base oil prices in May 2010, the first price assessments in the world for spot Group 3 base oils. Argus launched these price assessments in response to a...

2011-01-05 11:17:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus today launched North American wood chip assessments. This expansion into US and Canadian wood chip pricing complements Argus' coverage of US wood pellet prices and its broader European biomass indexation. "Argus understands the global significance of renewable fuels, and we are pleased to be at the forefront, providing transparency to emerging biomass markets," Argus Media chairman and chief executive, Adrian...

2010-11-18 07:18:00

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus today announces settlement of its legal dispute with foreign exchange and commodity broker Tradition Financial Services (TFS). Argus brought proceedings against TFS in the High Court last year, alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract in respect of various Argus publications. TFS has agreed to a court order under which it undertakes not to infringe Argus' copyright in relation 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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