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2009-07-30 07:00:00

ATLANTA, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron today announced that automotive journalist Jeff Bressler will help launch the Texaco Everyday Performance Instant Win Game by driving more than 3,000 miles cross country to meet Texaco customers along the way. Bressler will blog and Tweet after visiting more than 15 Texaco stations, beginning in Atlanta, Ga., on July 31 and ending in Reno, Nev., August 6 at the legendary classic car show Hot August Nights. "I am looking forward to getting out on...

2008-11-03 03:00:12

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced that its subsidiary Chevron Africa Holdings Limited has agreed to sell 100 percent of its shareholdings in Chevron Kenya Limited and Chevron Uganda Limited to Total Outre Mer S.A (Total). Under the terms of the sales, Total is to acquire Chevron's marketing businesses in both countries. Chevron Kenya Limited and Chevron Uganda Limited's assets include 165 Caltex-branded service stations, one terminal, seven fuel depots, six aviation facilities,...

2008-10-24 09:00:22

Caltex Australia, engaged in refining, distribution and marketing of petroleum products, has reported an after-tax profit of A$196 million on a replacement cost of sales operating profit basis for the first half of 2008, compared with A$294 million for the same period of 2007. The company's reported net profit after-tax, including inventory gains and excluding significant items was A$354 million for the first half of 2008, compared to A$368 million for the same period of 2007. Des King,...

2008-08-22 15:00:46

By CHURCHOUSE, Nick THE Economic Development Ministry will not investigate allegations of unusually high importer margins on diesel, despite a request from the Automobile Association. Oil companies dropped the price of diesel 6c a litre yesterday. On top of an 8c-per-litre drop last week, diesel is now $1.66 per litre, about 60c more than the same time last year. AA said the price should have come down further and faster. Spokesman Mark Stockdale said he had spent weeks asking oil...

2008-08-22 09:01:01

Caltex Australia has reported an after-tax profit of A$196 million on a replacement cost of sales operating profit basis for the first half of 2008, compared with A$294 million or A$255 million before exchange rate adjustment for the first half of 2007. The company reported net profit after tax, including inventory gains and excluding significant items of A$354 million for the first half of 2008, compared to A$368 million for the first half of 2007. Growth in marketing earnings was...

2008-08-20 15:01:04

The Economic Development Ministry will not investigate allegations of unusually high importer margins on diesel, despite a request from the Automobile Association (AA). Oil companies dropped the price of diesel 6c a litre yesterday. On top of an 8c a litre drop last week, diesel is now $1.66 a litre, about 60c more than the same time last year. The AA believed the price should have come down further and faster. Spokesman Mark Stockdale said he had spent weeks asking oil companies why...

2008-08-18 06:00:35

Caltex Australia has completed a major upgrade to its Lytton fuel distribution terminal to enable more of its service stations in Brisbane and regional Queensland to offer Bio E10 Unleaded petrol with 10% ethanol. The company said that 93 service stations in the Caltex network in Queensland and 228 across Australia currently offer Bio E10 Unleaded. With the upgraded terminal facilities, Caltex will be able to offer more of its customers in Queensland the choice of using a fuel that reduces...

2008-08-05 15:00:56

Petrol prices have dropped for the fourth time in two weeks, due to further falls in the international prices of refined petrol and diesel. Shell led the way with a 4c a litre cut at midday yesterday, taking unleaded 91 down to $2.02 a litre, higher octane fuel to $2.07 and diesel to $1.79. BP and Caltex also dropped their prices by 4c a litre. Petrol prices have fallen by 16c a litre in the last fortnight. AA spokesman Mike Noonan said the fall in diesel price was particularly pleasing. He...

2008-07-10 09:01:18

Singapore lowers fuel prices SINGAPORE, July 9 (Xinhua) -- All four petrol companies in Singapore - Shell, Exxon-Mobil, Caltex and Singapore Petroleum Company - reduced their pump prices by 4 cents a liter for petrol on Wednesday. The new pump prices without discounts are 2.213 Singapore dollars (about 1.627 U.S. dollars) per liter for the 92-octane unleaded petrol, 2.246 Singapore dollars per liter for the 95- octane unleaded, and 2.32 Singapore dollars for the 98-octane grade petrol a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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