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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....

2009-12-02 08:44:00

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Bolstering Biodiversity in Africa: Everyone's Problem and Heritage" Coinciding with the International Year of Biodiversity, 2-3 June 2010 the Gabonese Republic is hosting an international conference in Libreville (Gabon) on the issue of safeguarding biological resources in Africa. The conference will be attended by government and state leaders, ministers, scientific experts, private companies, representatives of international...

2009-12-01 11:11:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that it has successfully negotiated an extension to its Etame Marin Exploration Permit in Gabon. Under the extension, VAALCO maintains a 30.35% interest in the operating and exploration rights to approximately 759,000 acres offshore Gabon surrounding the Etame field to July 2014, three years beyond the original expiration date of July 2011. Robert Gerry, Chairman and CEO, stated, "As demonstrated...

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2009-11-25 09:20:10

The world's largest species of monkey 'chooses' mates with genes that are different from their own to guarantee healthy and strong offspring, according to a new research study. The results obtained from mandrills, a species closely related to humans, support the disputed theory that humans are attracted to those with a dissimilar genetic make up to maintain genetic diversity. Female mandrills are more likely to reproduce with males whose genes are complementary, possibly because they 'smell...


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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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