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2013-12-03 04:24:29

LONDON, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's fastest growing electronic cigarette [http://www.gamucci.com ] brand, Gamucci, has today announced a deal with Tesco that will see Gamucci premium electronic cigarettes on sale in approximately 2,000 Tesco Express Stores and Tesco Filling Stations nationwide. This further strengthens Gamucci's retail footprint in the UK and follows similar tie-ups with Waitrose, WHSmith, and other leading retailers both within the UK and...

2013-11-26 12:20:34

RESTON, Va., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a new contract to deliver fleet management and maintenance services to the City of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Utilities. The contract has a five year base period valued at $35 million. Serco will service more than 3,500 city and utility vehicles and equipment, including all police and some fire...

2013-11-21 16:22:35

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) announced today that BP Products North America, Inc. has awarded MRC Global a contract for maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) goods and services and the supply of carbon and stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) and related materials to BP Refining and Marketing North America. This contract ends in 2018. Additionally, MRC Global has been awarded downstream contracts by BP Chemicals Limited in the...

2013-11-21 13:51:22

Firms that engaged in prior socially responsible behavior are more likely to then engage in socially irresponsible behavior, research finds In 2008, the CEO of British Petroleum, Tony Hayward announced that BP’s safety record was among the best in the industry. Under his leadership, BP ran operational safety training sessions for its employees and encouraged a culture of safety to satisfy its stakeholders, including employees, the community, and the environment. However, in 2010, the...

2013-11-21 12:23:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As of October 15, 2013, only 9,513 of 59,247 Business Economic Loss claims filed have been paid. LawFinance Group announced the availability of a $50MM Funding Facility to support the efforts of attorneys filing client claims who seeks restitution from the BP Oil Spill settlement. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the worst oil spill disaster of all time. It devastated the Gulf Coast, both economically and environmentally. On...

2013-11-20 12:23:16

NEW YORK, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PA Consulting Group today announced the appointment of Marcus Agius as Non-Executive Chairman as of January 1 2014. The appointment comes after the earlier announcement that Jon Moynihan, currently Executive Chairman of PA, would be retiring at the end of the year. Simultaneously, the Board had commenced a series of changes to refresh its membership, other long-serving members having expressed their wish to retire along with...

2013-11-19 08:24:03

ISTANBUL, November 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Istanbul coordinated a team of UBM colleagues from across the globe to run the legendary Intercontinental Istanbul Eurasia Marathon and 15km race. Building collaboration and camaraderie of dispersed teams, the group of runners worked together for months cheering one another on during their training, getting to know the local market, and setting personal goals for the gruelling run. The UBM runners were led by David Levin,...

2013-11-14 08:22:59

HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, today announced that the Company will be attending the Barclays Select Growth Conference held in New York City on November 18 - 20, 2013. Jonathan Baliff, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present on Monday, November 18, at 8:20 a.m. Central Time (9:20 a.m. Eastern Time). A live broadcast of the...

2013-11-09 23:02:50

Virtuets video service improves real estate website rankings, quality and leads. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Countless studies and statistics, from the likes of Google, Brainshark, NAR, aimClear, SimplyMeasured and more, have established the relevance and popularity of video when it comes to online marketing and usability. And real estate is one of online video’s most relevant industries. With the launch of Virtuets—the latest brainchild from real estate web experts at...

2013-11-08 08:21:56

Accumulated Free Cash Flow of $32 Million and Q4 Average Production to Date 19,050 bopd CALGARY, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. ("Bankers" or the "Company") (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is pleased to provide its 2013 third quarter financial and operational results. During the quarter, Bankers achieved its third consecutive quarter of free cash flow and record production levels. Results at a Three months ended Nine months ended...