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2011-07-25 08:25:00

CALGARY, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Gravis Oil Corporation., (the "Company" or "Gravis"), (OTCBB:GRAVF) which holds a major position in the western Missouri heavy oil development play, completed the drilling of a new development pattern at its Grassy Creek operations at the end of April 2011.

2011-06-15 07:04:00

Focus on execution remains key priority CALGARY, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc.

2011-05-05 07:00:00

Tests demonstrate wide operating range of Ivanhoe Energy's HTL(TM) (Heavy-to-Light) technology CALGARY, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) and Dr.

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2011-04-04 10:51:33

At least 300 penguins have died in the south Atlantic after a cargo ship leaked thousands of tons of heavy oil, diesel fuel and soya bean near Nightingale Island, a British territory part of the Tristan da Cunha archipelago.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.