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2014-05-13 12:29:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emperador Inc's move for Whyte & Mackay will give the Scotch whisky producer yet another new owner, while Diageo is left to rue the divestment of assets it had hoped to keep, according to a new report from just-drinks. In late 2012, Diageo began its purchase of a major stake in Whyte & Mackay's parent company, India's United Spirits. The move for United Spirits, which bought Whyte & Mackay (W&M) in 2007, signalled the...

2014-05-08 12:24:16

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that all 12 members of the board of directors were re-elected at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Re-elected directors are: -- Gregory H. Boyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy; -- Robert A. Malone, Lead Independent Director, former Executive Vice President, BP plc and former Chairman and President, BP Americas Inc.; -- William A. Coley, former...

2014-05-07 20:27:18

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRC), a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, commented upon the recent announcement that Rolls-Royce signed an agreement to sell its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens. Dresser-Rand has worked closely with Rolls-Royce Energy for well over 30 years and has been very successful in supplying compressors for the upstream and...

2014-05-07 16:26:21

Trading Symbol: "TESO" on NASDAQ HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TESCO Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement between its subsidiary, Tesco Corporation (US), and Tech Field Services Inc. ("TFS"). Under the terms of the definitive agreement, Tesco Corporation (US) has acquired the assets of TFS and will incorporate the TFS business into its United States After-Market Sales and Service ("AMSS") operations. The combination of the...

2014-05-05 16:25:44

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Business Forecast Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/united_kingdom_business_forecast_report_q3_2013_1.htmlCore ViewsThe economy is recovering, but with fiscal cuts looming and unemployment stubbornly high, the rate of growth will be fairly tepid by historical standards.In light of positive structural economic reforms undertaken by the...

2014-05-02 16:23:04

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Warner Leisure Hotels

2014-05-01 08:43:38

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the leading provider of Technology Business Management solutions to optimise its IT cost base. LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptio, the leading provider of Technology Business Management (TBM) SaaS applications, today announced that International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world's largest airline groups, has selected Apptio's IT Cost Transparency solution to optimise the measurement of the cost and consumption of its...

2014-04-30 08:36:26

LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc

2014-04-28 12:23:49

Stable production and operations in the first quarter BEIJING, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec" or "the Company") (HKEX: 386; CH: 600028; NYSE: SNP) today announced its unaudited first quarter results for the three months ended 31 March 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81089 Key Financials: -- In accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the Company's turnover, other operating...

2014-04-28 08:23:28

Management Also to Review Its Five-Year Strategic Plan HOUSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ: TESO) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, May 5, 2014 before the market opens. In conjunction with the news release, Tesco has scheduled a conference call the same day at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the quarter's results and also to review its five-year strategic plan. By...

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