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2010-04-21 17:15:00

PARIS, April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nigeria Production SEPLAT (the Nigerian company owned 45% by Maurel & Prom) has been informed that crude production has recommenced on OMLs 4, 38 and 41, currently operated by SPDC (Shell Nigeria). The assignment process is progressing regarding the approval from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as well as of the Federal Government of Nigeria, in respect of the transfer to SEPLAT of interests in these...

2010-04-07 15:40:00

2009: a year of transition... Onal first oil - First oil on 9 March 2009 (average entitlement of 6,975 b/d over the year) - Additional investments to meet satellite production Late exploration success. A promising new play: Kissenda - An intensive programme: EUR230m in exploration expenses - A discovery rate below that of previous years - Two major successes in 2009 (OMOC and OMGW) and one in 2010 (OMOC-N) - New reservoir found: Kissenda The...

2010-03-16 19:11:00

In the news release, VAALCO Energy Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results, issued 16-Mar-2010 by VAALCO Energy, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the table titled "Abbreviated Financial Results," certain numbers were aligned incorrectly with the line items. The complete, corrected release follows: VAALCO Energy Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:...

2010-03-16 15:05:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) For the 2009 fourth quarter, VAALCO reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $2.2 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared to net loss attributable to VAALCO of $7.5 million, or ($0.13) per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2008. Fourth quarter 2009 revenues were $32.6...

2010-03-02 06:00:00

Redknee Supports Growth of Bintel Operation in Gabon TORONTO, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, today announced it has received an order for a software license expansion for its Turnkey Converged Billing (TCB) and Airtime Reseller solution at Azur, Gabon's newest mobile provider, to support their rapid growth and subscriber acquisition. Azur Gabon, a...

2010-03-01 00:00:00

PARIS, March 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Success of the OMOC-N-1 well: flow over 1,700 bpd - Confirmation of extension of the Kissenda play to the Onal AEE in Gabon - Draco-1 well in Syria and TieTie-NE-1 well in the Congo plugged and abandoned GABON: Onal AEE (M&P operator, 85%) The exploration well OMOC-N-1, drilled in the Onal AEE, has identified a 111-metre column of oil in the Gres du Kissenda. Pump tests have established a flow of 1,700 bpd of...

2010-02-02 12:24:00

PARIS, February 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Average Entitled Production of 6,975 boepd in 2009 (8,578 boepd With Venezuela) - Average Entitled Production of 8,836 boepd in Q4 2009 (10,320 boepd With Venezuela) Sales for fiscal 2009 rose by 99% compared to 2008. In EUR millions Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2009 2008 Congo 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.5 Tilapia 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5...

2010-02-02 07:47:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) today reported fourth quarter 2009 net income of $355 million, or $0.50 per diluted share. In the fourth quarter of 2008 the Company reported a net loss of $41 million, or $0.06 per diluted share. For the fourth quarter of 2009, net income adjusted for special items was $229 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, compared to net income adjusted for special items of $1.025 billion, or $1.44 per diluted share, for...

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2009-12-23 09:25:00

The journeys of two marine turtles around the world's oceans will be available to view online this Christmas, thanks to a new research project launched by the University of Exeter. Noelle and Darwinia are two adult female leatherback turtles that nest in Gabon, Western Central Africa. The research team has fitted each turtle with a small satellite tracking device, which enables the scientists to monitor their precise movements and observe where and how deep they dive. The tracking began on 7...

2009-12-22 11:05:00

PARIS, December 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gabon Omoueyi exploration licence (operator, 100%) The company Maurel & Prom announces the success of the OMGW-1 exploration well (Gwedidi-1), located 8 km northwest of the Onal production centre, on the Omoueyi exploration permit. Drilling has reached a depth of 1,765 m and has met in the "Grès de base" play, saturated hydrocarbon reservoirs, 71 m of which have been perforated....


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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