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2014-08-11 08:24:19

HOUSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that it has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Government of Gabon covering Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Under the terms of the PSC, Noble Energy will be the Operator with a 60 percent working interest. Noble Energy's partner on Block F15 is Woodside Petroleum Ltd., who will have the remaining 40 percent working interest. Block F15 is located approximately 140 kilometers...

2014-08-06 16:24:11

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income of $24.7 million or $0.43 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net income of $7.1 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2013. Second quarter 2014 revenues were $52.1 million compared to $29.1 million in the second quarter of 2013, primarily due to the higher volumes of crude liftings in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the second quarter...

2014-07-21 08:23:06

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) (Harvest or the Company) today announced that a Declaration of Commerciality (DOC) has been signed with the Gabonese Republic (Gabon) pertaining to the Dussafu Block offshore Gabon. Furthermore, on July 17, 2014, Gabon awarded an Exclusive Exploitation Authorization (EEA) for the development and exploitation of oil discoveries on the Dussafu Block. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140718/128643...

2014-07-06 23:02:14

More possibilities for top ups to Costa Rica, Paraguay, Uganda, Gabon and Uruguay with MobileRecharge.com. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Families and friends living in different countries have now more opportunities to credit each other’s mobiles. MobileRecharge.com makes available a new region -- Gabon, and new operators for international top ups. Due to customer feedback, mobile credit can now be sent online also to: Moov Gabon Claro Costa Rica Vox Paraguay Sure...

2014-05-07 16:26:15

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported a net loss of $7.0 million or a loss of $0.12 per share for the first quarter of 2014 compared to net income $7.2 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2013. First quarter 2014 revenues were $28.1 million compared to $44.1 million in the first quarter of 2013. Results for the first quarter were impacted by the timing of crude liftings and exploration expense, offshore Gabon....

2014-03-10 12:22:36

LUANDA, Angola, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialising in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, PetroPlus Overseas has wasted no time in laying the foundations for its future growth. Today it holds many oil and gas rights in Africa, particularly in Gabon where it has two licences, one of which is very promising and will see its initial exploratory drilling in 2014. Four Africa permits in progress Thanks to its excellent knowledge of the field, PetroPlus...

2014-02-27 16:23:16

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided the following update on recent activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) The exploration well in the Dimba prospect, located approximately seven miles northeast of the Etame field offshore Gabon, has been drilled to a total depth of 3,040 meters. Electric log data indicates that the estimated recoverable reserves are uneconomic at this location. The well is...

2014-02-04 08:23:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that it has executed a loan agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for a $65 million reserve based loan facility secured by the assets of the Company's Gabon subsidiary which owns the Company's interest in the Etame Marin block, offshore Gabon. The loan facility will be used to support the Company's development program in Gabon. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 16:21:22

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the) has announced the addition of the "A Profile of the African Paint Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author is pleased to present its updated Profile of the African Paint Industry, which represents...

Study Of African Forest Elephants Helps Research Efforts In US
2014-01-08 06:34:21

University of Missouri Study finds that human occupation of an area may not contribute to population decline of an endangered species Conservation of a protected or endangered species requires frequent monitoring and the dynamic techniques biologists utilize to ensure the survival of threatened animals. Often, scientists study biodiversity at all levels—from genes to entire ecosystems. Currently, researchers at the University of Missouri are employing genotyping to study movement...


Latest Gabon Reference Libraries

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.