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2011-05-23 03:29:00

HAIFA, Israel, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Net Income Totals $6 Million - Adjusted consolidated EBITDA of $55 million in the first quarter of 2011, compared with $33 million in the first quarter of 2010 - Adjusted consolidated EBITDA in Petrochemical segment of $49 million in the first quarter of 2011, compared with $30 million in the first quarter of 2010 - Adjusted refining margin USD/bbl 3.9, compared with USD/bbl 0.5 average Reuter's quoted...

2011-03-05 08:50:00

Spain announced new plans Friday to mandate energy-saving measures that will help the country deal with the spike in oil prices due to the turbulence in the Middle East.The planned measures, which include lowering speed limits to reduce fuel consumption, will reduce oil imports by five percent, saving the country 3.2 billion dollars annually, based on current prices, the industry ministry said in a statement after the plan was approved.The new mandated speed limit for highways will be 110 kph...

2011-02-10 06:34:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) reported today fourth quarter 2010 net income of $52 million, or $0.29 per share diluted, on revenues of $783 million. Included in net income for the quarter were a few items which are typically not considered by analysts in published estimates. Excluding the impact of these items, which included an unrealized commodity derivative loss and certain asset impairments, fourth quarter 2010 adjusted net income(1) was $185...

2010-03-31 13:46:00

Production Off Atlantic Coast Important, But Congressional Moratoria Must be Lifted WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) today praised President Obama's announcement that the federal government will pursue oil and gas development in areas off the Atlantic Coast and in new areas in the Gulf of Mexico, but also cautioned that much work remained to open some of the nation's most productive offshore areas to energy production. (Logo:...

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