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2008-10-02 12:06:52

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS St Petersburg, 2 October: Russia's Gazprom and the German electricity and energy holding company E.ON have signed an agreement on a joint participation in a project to develop the South Russian oil and gas field [sometimes called Yuzhno Russkoye gas field]. In the presence of Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev and [German] Chancellor Angela Merkel, the agreement was signed by [Gazprom CEO] Aleksey Miller and the chairman of the...

2008-09-29 06:00:30

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On September 22, E.ON Climate & Renewables (XETRA:EONGn.DE) (Dusseldorf, Germany) officially opened the first two phases if its windfarm in Roscoe, Texas. The current output is 335.5 megawatts, which is enough to power more than 100,000 homes. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/showNews.jsp?newsitemID=139434, or browse other breaking...

2008-09-24 13:35:00

Over the treeless West Texas landscape, wind turbines are busy producing electricity for distant city dwellers and new income for rural residents. "Now we love the wind," said Max Watt as she signed her name on the side of a 98-foot-long turbine blade to commemorate the opening of wind farm about 200 miles west of Fort Worth. "We say, 'blow, blow, blow.'" Wind farms like this one are transforming the rural area's economy as well as its otherwise featureless horizon. In Nolan County, where...

2008-09-24 09:00:41

Gazprom has begun started operations on the inter-settlement gas pipeline connecting the Zekhnovo automated gas distribution station and the town of Ostashkov in the Tver Oblast of Russia. The Tver Oblast gasification program execution, in context of which the Zekhnovo automated gas distribution station (AGDS)Ostashkov gas pipeline was commissioned, is expected to improve the living standards of the population and supply it with economical and ecological fuel. The total length of the gas...

2008-09-23 09:01:02

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- E.ON Italia Produzione S.p.A. (Milan, Italy), a subsidiary of E.ON AG (OTC:EONGY) (Dusseldorf, Germany), inaugurated the 800-megawatt combined-cycle Livorno Ferraris power station on September 12 in the Piedmont region of Italy. Siemens (Munich, Germany) was in charge of construction, which lasted about two years. E.ON also acquired 6,000 MW of installed capacity in Italy after buying Endesa Italia S.p.A. in July 2008 from Endesa...

2008-09-23 09:01:02

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom and Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA have signed a memorandum of understanding on the Blanquilla Oeste y Tortuga project for the exploration and production of natural gas on the shelf, its supply to the domestic market, as well as liquefaction and export of gas. The agreement foresees a joint study project in order to determine the level of interest in future participation in the exploration and development of hydrocarbon fields in Venezuela. The...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

E.ON Climate & Renewables has opened the first two phases of its wind farm in Roscoe, Texas. The wind farm can now generate 335.5MW of electricity, enough to power over 100,000 homes. Once all four phases are completed in mid-2009, the Roscoe wind farm will have 627 wind turbines and a total capacity of 781.5MW, enough to power 265,000 Texan homes. The Roscoe wind farm is one of six that E.ON Climate & Renewables operates in the US, five of which are in Texas. The company has...

2008-09-22 12:00:33

French electricity giant EDF's long-drawn GBP12.4 billion acquisition bid for the UK-based nuclear power generator British Energy could be finally sealed, accelerating the British government's nuclear ambitions. EDF sweetened its bid to GBP7.74 per British Energy share, GBP0.09 higher than the previous bid, while also offering an alternative bid of GBP7 per share along with contingent value rights. Industry sources are of the opinion that a successful deal has been negotiated by the...

2008-09-22 06:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Holli Holsan, +1-202-326-1719, or Amy Fox, +1-202-375- 8608, both for E.ON Climate & Renewables ROSCOE, Texas, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- E.ON Climate & Renewables officially opened the first two phases of its wind farm in Roscoe, Texas, today. The wind farm can now generate 335.5 MW of electricity, enough to power over 100,000 homes. Once all four phases are completed in mid-2009, Roscoe will be the worlds largest wind farm with 627 wind...

2008-09-18 21:00:24

SOCHI. Sept 18 (Interfax) - Some 55 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas will be pumped into the Nord Stream gas pipeline per year, enough to cover the gas needs of more than 25 million European homes, Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) CEO Alexei Miller told Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Thursday. European demand for natural gas is expected to grow by more than 200 bcm over the next ten years and the Nord Stream pipeline will be able to satisfy more than a quarter of that amount, he...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'