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2014-10-30 16:23:28

ACCF Launches "Unlock Crude Exports" Website to Educate Policymakers WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Margo Thorning, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the American Council for Capital Formation, and Dr. William F. Shughart II, former Federal Trade Commission economist and Professor of Economics in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, today called on the Obama Administration and lawmakers to lift the ban on crude oil...

2014-10-30 08:26:46

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today reported financial and operating performance for the third quarter of 2014. Highlights for the quarter include: -- Earnings of $82.0 million, or $0.53 per diluted share - adjusted((2)) -- Generated operating cash flow((1)) of $160.7 million, or $1.04 per diluted share -- Produced 62.5 Bcfe of natural gas and oil -- Increased oil production 212 percent year over year -- Low per...

2014-10-28 20:21:39

Global Fuel Additives Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fuel additives are used in a variety of applications, such as gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, marine fuel, and heating oil. Fuel additives are chemical substances which are added in fuels to enhance certain properties and to cope with adversities, such as corrosion, low cetane number, cold filter plugging point, and high pour point. The Asia Pacific region is...

2014-10-27 08:24:57

CALGARY, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX:PMT) - Perpetual Energy Inc. ("Perpetual", the "Corporation" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the signing of a definitive purchase and sale agreement to divest of several non-core heavy oil properties in eastern Alberta for gross proceeds of $21.6 million, excluding certain closing adjustments and transaction costs. A deposit of $3.24 million has been paid to Perpetual, with the remaining disposition proceeds due at closing which...

2014-10-27 04:20:53

Growth Rate Hit 15-Month High; China Imported Gasoline for 1st Time since Late-2011 SINGAPORE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in September climbed to the second-highest level since 2005, with a growth rate that was the sharpest in 15 months, according to a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government data. Platts began tracking apparent oil demand in 2005. Apparent oil demand in September was 42.34 million metric tons (mt), or an average 10.35...

2014-10-23 08:27:19

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen(®) Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of its proprietary emissions reduction system to the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) in Perris, California. The system will be a larger scale version of Tecogen's Ultra emission after-treatment product, this time applied to a 48 liter engine to be fueled by biogas, extracted from an anaerobic digester at the District's Moreno Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility. The...

2014-10-23 08:26:00

CALGARY, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX: PWT) (NYSE: PWE) ("Penn West", the "Company", "we", or "our") is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sell non-core assets located in south central Alberta for expected proceeds of approximately $355 million to a private company. The assets are currently producing approximately 7,500 barrels of oil equivalent ("boe") per day (weighted approximately 80 percent toward natural gas and natural gas...

2014-10-22 23:00:55

The BioSPR biogas technology, shown gas yield increases over 20%, to be displayed at an agricultural exhibition in Italy this week. Rome, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, GA would like to announce that its partner Three-Es S.r.l. (Three-Es) of Milan, Italy will be promoting the ShockWave Power Reactor (SPR) biogas technology at an agricultural exhibition in Italy this week. Biogas is the production of methane through the digestion of mostly waste materials....

2014-10-21 16:21:32

Diesels Have Won Two "Green Car of the Year®" Awards & Had 10 Finalists Since 2005 WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean diesel cars were included among the five finalist positions for 2015 "Green Car of the Year®" award with the Audi A3 TDI clean diesel car and the Volkswagen Golf, which offers a new 2.0 liter TDI clean diesel, gasoline and electric engines, being named as finalists today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The other...

2014-10-20 08:23:11

GUELPH, ON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.7 million which brings Q3 orders to $5.8 million and provides a good start to Q4. The orders are for three odour control projects in North America and one in the Middle East. "We continue to bid new projects at record levels," said Peter Bruijns, President & CEO. "Total bidding activity and bid values were higher at the end of Q3 than they...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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