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2008-07-07 15:00:45

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) has scheduled a live webcast at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 11:00 a.m. Central Time, on August 6, 2008, to discuss its second quarter 2008 financial and operational results. The webcast may be accessed online through the company's Web site at www.eppipelinepartners.com in the Investors section. Materials to be discussed during the webcast will be available in the Investors section of El Paso Pipeline Partners' Web site one hour prior to the webcast. A...

2008-07-07 09:00:55

GE Oil & Gas' PII Pipeline Solutions has installed its solar-powered ThreatScan(TM) sensors along an 11-mile section of a natural gas pipeline operated by El Paso Corp. in southeastern Houston to enable 24-hour "real-time" remote monitoring of the pipeline. El Paso, the largest gas pipeline operator in North America, is the first Texas transmission company, and the second U.S. firm, to install PII's advanced acoustical sensors to reduce the risk of third-party damage to certain...

2008-07-02 12:01:05

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Wyoming Interstate Company, Ltd. (WIC), will expand the WIC system upstream of the Opal Hub to accommodate increasing natural gas supplies from the Uinta Basin and Wamsutter production areas. The capital cost of the WIC expansion is estimated at $55 million. WIC has executed long-term firm transportation contracts with four shippers for a total of up to 255 thousand dekatherms per day (MDth/d). The...

2008-06-25 09:03:19

El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) announced today that its subsidiary, Ruby Pipeline, LLC, has received more than 1.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of binding commitments from customers under 10- to 15-year contracts and is moving forward with the pipeline project, subject to regulatory approvals. The Ruby Pipeline is an approximately 670-mile interstate pipeline that will extend from the Opal Hub in Wyoming to a pipeline interconnect at Malin, Oregon, near California's northern border....

2008-06-19 06:00:31

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- AEI Services LLC (Houston, Texas) has purchased the Tipitapa Thermal Power Plant in from the El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) (Houston), which represents AEI's second investment in Nicaragua. The company already owns the 71-megawatt (MW) Corinto Thermal Plant, a barge-mounted and bunker-fired unit. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

2007-11-16 06:00:42

Natural gas storage developer NGS Energy has announced that it will acquire the New Home natural gas storage project from Southern Natural Gas Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, increasing NGS's access to the New Home dome for natural gas storage development. The acquisition will advance NGS's opportunity for gas storage operations in the New Home dome and provide developmental efficiencies, enhanced risk management and economies of scale. As part of the sale of...

2006-06-06 09:48:29

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida Gas Transmission on Tuesday issued an overage alert due to low linepack and hot weather forecast for the state, continuing a string of warnings issued in the past few weeks amid heavy heat and humidity. Due to high natural gas demand on the system, the company issued an overage alert at 25 percent tolerance, meaning that shippers must stay within 25 percent of their scheduled volumes, the company said in a Web site posting. Alerts, also called critical...

2005-10-21 18:50:34

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a Texas oil tycoon and two Swiss executives and their companies with paying secret kickbacks to Iraq in the U.N. oil-for-food program. Tycoon Oscar Wyatt, the former Coastal Corp. chairman, was arrested in Houston, Texas, on Friday, prosecutors said, becoming one of the highest profile figures ensnared so far in the scandal. The two Swiss nationals are being sought for extradition. The U.S. Attorney for the...

2005-10-21 15:15:43

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a Texas oil tycoon and two Swiss executives and their companies with paying secret kickbacks to Iraq in the U.N. oil-for-food program. Tycoon Oscar Wyatt, the former Coastal Corp. chairman, was arrested in Houston, Texas, on Friday, prosecutors said, becoming one of the highest profile figures ensnared so far in the scandal. The two Swiss nationals are being sought for extradition. The U.S. Attorney for the...

2005-10-21 13:45:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged a Texas oil tycoon and two Swiss executives and their companies in connection with secret kickbacks in the U.N. oil-for-food program, the U.S. Attorney's office said on Friday. Texas tycoon Oscar Wyatt, former Coastal Corp. chairman, was charged along with two Swiss business executives, Catalina del Socorro Miguel Fuentes, alias Cathy Miguel, and Mohammed Saidji, prosecutors said in a statement. Three companies were also charged,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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