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2014-10-01 08:24:34

Company Also Updates Certain Third Quarter Guidance Items HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today confirmed plans to resume exploration drilling in the Falkland Islands in 2015 following the acquisition and evaluation of an extensive 3D seismic program over portions of the Company's 10 million acre position. The Company's initial operated prospect has been named Humpback and is located in the Fitzroy sub-basin of the Southern Area License. The...

2014-10-01 08:24:01

Joining two Louisiana utilities supports state economic development BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout Louisiana, business is booming. The state's industrial renaissance has already resulted in commitments for more than $50 billion in new capital investment and more than 83,000 new direct and indirect jobs since 2008, according to state officials. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States...

2014-10-01 08:23:43

$120M Project Creates Jobs, Improves Natural Gas Reliability COLDWATER, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is celebrating today with landowners, contractors and employees involved in the successful 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B Pipeline project, which began commercial operation Sept. 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149520 "It is important to pause and reflect on the magnitude of effort involved in taking a large project like this Southwest Michigan...

2014-09-30 23:08:23

Northwest remodeling firm is one of only four home performance contractors in the nation to be recognized for using cutting-edge technologies to reduce the energy costs of the nation’s homes Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy presented Neil Kelly Company with a Housing Innovation Award during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Neil Kelly Company was one of four home...

2014-09-30 20:21:03

- Company informs FERC that it accepts the 79 environmental conditions RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it has accepted the commission's order approving the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project and all of FERC's environmental conditions. "The FERC's review of this project was exhaustive, complete, and reflects consideration of thousands of comments. We thank the FERC for its...

2014-09-30 16:22:25

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities are warning customers about a scam involving a telephone caller posing as a utility company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. Scams involving callers asking for utility bill payment via Green Dot cards have been reported by customers in all of FirstEnergy's service areas from Ohio to New Jersey, which include:...

2014-09-30 12:23:11

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana's agreement to sell its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy has received final approval from the Montana Public Service Commission. The commission issued a final order Friday (9/26) approving the transaction, which includes PPL Montana's 11 hydroelectric power plants and Hebgen Lake reservoir. The generating facilities have a combined capacity of more than 630 megawatts. The PSC action follows prior approvals...

2014-09-30 08:25:31

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) (XOM: NYS): Analytics, Extensive Financial Metrics, and Benchmarks Against Averages and Top Companies Within its IndustryKey Findings:-- Unique new report provides deep financial benchmarks for (Exxon Mobil Corporation, XOM: NYS) compared to its top competitors and compared to the average for all companies within its primary industry.-- Benchmarking study for (ExxonMobil) includes growth forecast for its...

2014-09-30 08:25:12

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An executive with significant experience in improving service to customers in the telecommunications industry has been named to lead the Customer Services organization at PPL Electric Utilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149296 Christopher Cardenas, currently vice president-Customer Service Operations for Time Warner Cable Business Class, will become Customer Services vice president at PPL Electric Utilities Oct. 6....

2014-09-30 08:23:41

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy reminds contractors and do-it-yourselfers working on last-minute projects before the snow flies to call MISS DIG at 811 at least three working days before beginning any digging project. "Dialing those three digits is easy and it's proven to reduce potentially dangerous damages to underground utilities," said Mary Palkovich, vice president of energy delivery for Consumers Energy. "The safety of customers, employees and the public...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin