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2014-09-02 08:24:00

New contract allows the extension of Endeeper's software to meet strategic demands of Petrobras. RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeeper signed a new contract with Petrobras for the provision of services related to the Endeeper's software package for petroleum geology. The two-year contract allows the development of new modules for Petroledge, Hardledge and RockViewer systems. Besides software development, software training is also planned in the contract. Photo -...

2014-08-26 04:20:17

HOUSTON, Aug, 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has won two contracts with a total value of over $2 million with Brazilian operator Petrobras. In the first, Wood Group Kenny has begun a conceptual engineering study of two alternatives of pipeline heating systems for the Petrobras pre-salt Lapa field, water-heated pipe-in-pipe (WH-PiP) and electrically trace-heated pipe-in-pipe (ETH-PiP). The project aims to provide Petrobras and its partners, BG and Repsol Sinopec,...

2014-08-12 08:24:11

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This key annual event focuses on Latin America's oil, gas and energy landscapes and corporate/state upstream strategies, developments, investments and strategy perspectives now in play. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/697482 ) Exploration ventures and corporate investors continue to seek position across Latin America, with major oil and gas opportunities and new acreage licensing in as Brazil,...

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2014-08-10 04:23:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The official Virginia tourism website proudly touts the state’s beaches, theme parks, and family-friendly activities as reasons to plan a trip there, but a new report from communications and cloud services provider Broadview Networks adds another potential draw: the highest Internet connection speeds in America. According to ABC News reporter Alyssa Newcomb, the South Atlantic state that claims to be “for lovers” is home to...

2014-08-07 04:21:52

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTBC Bank (USA) and its parent company CTBC Financial Holdings have donated $200,000 as a global partner to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, which kicks off its new annual Championship for Cancer Research fundraiser. The event, which is part of a golf and gala campaign, will be held at Promontory's Jack Nicklaus-Designed Painted Valley Course in Park City, Utah on August 12 and will benefit cancer research at Huntsman Cancer...

2014-06-25 12:34:03

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company") hereby discloses to its shareholders and the market in general that its subsidiaries Telemar Norte Leste S.A. ("Telemar") and BRT Servicos de Internet S.A. ("BRTSI", and together with Telemar, the "Sellers") entered into an agreement with SBA Torres Brasil, Limitada (the "Buyer"), in which they committed to transfer shares representing 100% of the capital stock of a company controlled by the Sellers that...

2014-05-10 00:20:47

Agreement signed at OTC Houston calls for training Brazilian professionals RIO DE JANEIRO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sistema FIRJAN (the FIRJAN System - Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro, or Federacao das Industrias do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) and the company ITW, whose portfolio includes brands such as Miller Electric, Hobart Brothers, E.H. Wachs and Orbitalum, entered into a partnership last Thursday, May 8, during OTC Houston, to conduct research on...

2014-05-08 12:23:29

SAO PAULO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) announces today its results for 1Q14. HIGHLIGHTS: -- Braskem's resin sales were 901 kton, virtually stable in relation to 4Q13. Compared to 1Q13, resins demand expanded 3%, while the Company's sales decreased 2%. -- In 1Q14 the capacity utilization rate of Braskem's crackers stood at 85% and was affected by the scheduled maintenance...

2014-04-30 16:25:22

SAO PAULO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPANHIA SIDERURGICA NACIONAL ("CSN"), (BM&FBovespa: CSNA3, NYSE: SID), company that combines steel, mining, cement, logistics and energy businesses, informs the filing of its Form 20-F (the "2013 Form 20-F") for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The 2013 Form 20-F is available on both the SEC's website at www.sec.gov, as well as on the Company's website at...

2014-04-29 08:42:58

RIO DE JANEIRO, 29 de abil de 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi", BM&FBOVESPA: OIBR3 and OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C) hereby announces to its shareholders and the market in general that it has priced its global offering of 2,142,279,524 common shares, including 396,589,982 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") and 4,284,559,049 preferred shares, including 828,881,795 preferred shares in the form of ADSs (not including the exercise of the International...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.