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2009-05-04 15:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that Dirk A. Kempthorne has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective April 28, 2009. Appointed the 49th United States Secretary of the Interior in June 2006, Secretary Kempthorne, age 57, served in that capacity until January 2009. He served as the Governor of Idaho from 1999 until his appointment as Secretary of the Interior and was also a United States Senator representing the...

2008-09-11 03:00:22

By Snow, Nick Citing dramatically higher prices, US Department of the Interior Secretary Dirk A. Kempthorne started the Minerals Management Service's next 5-year Outer Continental Shelf lease plan preparation 2 years ahead of schedule. "When our current 5-year plan was launched in July 2007, oil was selling for $64/bbl. Today, a barrel of oil costs more than $ 120, almost double the price a year ago. Clearly, today's escalating energy prices and the widening gap between US energy...


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