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2010-04-30 18:05:00

LAS VEGAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniGuide today announced new clinical study results which demonstrate the safety and efficacy of its handheld fiber for CO2 laser stapedotomy compared to the handheld KTP laser, and the availability of two next generation products for otology. OmniGuide will be showcasing its new BeamPath® OTO products featuring compact and versatile fiber and handpiece designs based on breakthrough technology and discussing the results of the...

2010-04-21 21:30:00

SEOUL, Korea and HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sportlifestyle Company to Offset CO2 Footprint of World Cup Teams' Travels to and in South Africa Sportlifestyle company PUMA will completely offset its own global CO2 emissions to become the first carbon neutral company within the sportlifestyle industry, PUMA announced on Thursday at 'The Business for the Environment Summit' (B4E) in Seoul. In addition, PUMA will offset emissions deriving from...

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2010-03-25 08:13:33

Relatives of ingredients in hair-conditioning shampoos and fabric softeners show promise as a long-sought material to fight global warming by "scrubbing" carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the flue gases from coal-burning electric power generating stations, scientists reported March 24 at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Their report, the first on use of these so-called aminosilicones in carbon dioxide capture, concluded that the material has the potential to remove...

2010-02-24 15:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whiting Petroleum Corporation's (NYSE: WLL) production in the fourth quarter of 2009 totaled a record 5.22 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBOE), of which 4.09 million barrels were crude oil/natural gas liquids (78%) and 1.13 MMBOE was natural gas (22%). This fourth quarter 2009 production total equates to a new record daily average production rate of 56,710 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), compared to the 55,540 BOE per day average rate...

2009-12-22 08:12:00

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerspan Corp., a clean energy technology company, announced test results today from a one-megawatt pilot unit demonstrating its post-combustion ECO2® carbon capture technology for coal-fired power plants. The 1-MW pilot test unit is located at FirstEnergy Corp.'s R.E. Burger Plant near Shadyside, Ohio. The test results show that the pilot unit is meeting its performance goals. In a real world operating environment, the pilot...

2009-12-17 09:33:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today it has signed a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and will now move forward on phase one of a potential two-phase program to conduct an engineering study and project plan to capture, concentrate and purify carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from industrial operations for use in enhanced oil recovery work. DOE in October had announced several carbon capture related...

2009-11-09 14:03:00

PORT GHALIB, Egypt, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, two small islands fighting rising seas and growing storm surges driven by climate change were joined by a growing army of nations to support their battle to phase down super greenhouse gases. The weapon of choice for the Federated States of Micronesia and Mauritius is the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. Their target is a group of super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. The support from the coalition of...

2009-10-28 15:12:00

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) today reported third quarter 2009 net income available to common shareholders of $30.9 million, or $0.59 per basic and diluted share, on total revenues of $269.3 million. This compares to third quarter 2008 net income of $112.4 million, or $2.66 per basic share and $2.65 per diluted share, on total revenues of $388.4 million. Third quarter 2009 results include a non-cash after-tax hedging gain of...

2009-10-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Trayport Limited, a leading provider of multi-asset class electronic trading solutions, today announced that its Trading Gateway system will be the first software product in the US to provide access to all of the world's carbon markets. It is catering to an increasing demand among US traders looking to trade carbon emissions (CO2). Trading Gateway is Trayport's flagship carbon and energy electronic trading system and allows carbon traders to view and...

2009-10-08 10:45:00

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies, Alstom and The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced today that a pilot project testing an advanced chilled ammonia process has demonstrated more than 90 percent capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the flue stream of at a coal-fueled power plant in Wisconsin. At a press conference at We Energies' Pleasant Prairie Power Plant, which hosted the project, We Energies Chairman, President and CEO Gale Klappa, Alstom...