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2009-06-11 02:01:00

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: SNV VANCOUVER, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. ("SONIC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce today that Roger Lott has agreed to serve as a heavy oil Advisor to Sonic. Mr. Lott has a very extensive background relevant to the PetroSonic heavy oil upgrading process. He spent 20 years at Alberta Research Council (ARC) specializing in heavy oil upgrading and managing development programs. His work resulted in the development of...

2009-05-13 15:51:00

XI'AN, China, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bio Energy Holdings Group (OTC Bulletin Board: CBEH), a leading manufacturer and distributor of biodiesel and distributor of petroleum-related products including gasoline, diesel, and heavy oil in China, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009. -- First quarter 2009 sales increase 65.0% to $58.6 million, net income increases 54.4% to $7.2 million with EPS of $0.21 vs. $0.15 -- Company...

2009-03-24 07:30:00

Engineering underway for full-scale HTL commercial plants for Ivanhoe projects in Canada and Ecuador HOUSTON, TX, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Dr. Michael A. Silverman, Executive Vice President, Technology, of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN), today announced the successful commissioning of the new Feedstock Test Facility (FTF) for the company's proprietary technology for field upgrading of heavy oil to light oil (HTL). The state-of-the-art HTL testing facility will...

2009-03-23 07:00:00

XI'AN, China, March 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bio Energy Holdings Group (OTC Bulletin Board: CBEH), a leading manufacturer and distributor of bio-diesel and distributor of petroleum-related products including gasoline, diesel, and heavy oil in China, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008. SUMMARY FINANCIALS Fourth Quarter 2008 Results Q4 2008 Q4 2007 CHANGE -Sales...

2009-02-18 21:35:00

CALGARY, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST (TSX - PWT.UN; NYSE - PWE) is pleased to announce its results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Financial Results - Funds flow(1) of $490 million in the fourth quarter of 2008 was 40 percent higher than the $349 million realized in the fourth quarter of 2007. On a per-unit-basis(1) basic funds flow was $1.27 per...

2009-02-17 12:01:00

XI'AN, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bio Energy Holdings Group (OTC Bulletin Board: CBEH), a leading manufacturer and distributor of bio-diesel and distributor of petroleum-related products including gasoline, diesel, and heavy oil in China is providing shareholders with an update on changing market conditions and its impact on the Company's 2009 growth plans. China's Oil Pricing Reform For the past 9 years, China's fuel prices have been controlled by the...

2009-02-13 07:30:00

XI'AN, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Bio Energy Holdings Group (OTC Bulletin Board: CBEH), a leading manufacturer and distributor of bio-diesel and distributor of petroleum-related products including gasoline, diesel, and heavy oil in Xi'an, China, today announced it has retained HC International (''HCI'') to manage and execute its investor relations program. Matthew Hayden, and the HCI team, will be advising the Company in all facets of public financial...

2008-11-10 15:00:21

- Revenue Increases 56% to $62.9 Million - - Net Income Increases 122% to $9.1 Million - - 2008 Make-good of $28 million net income and $0.73 in EPS reaffirmed - XI'AN, China, Nov. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Bio Energy Holdings Group (BULLETIN BOARD: CBEH) , an energy company engaged in the distribution of heavy oil and finished oil products and the production and distribution of bio-diesel fuel, today announced consolidated financial...

2008-10-08 18:00:29

QUITO, ECUADOR, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman, President and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN), and David Martin, Chairman and CEO of Ivanhoe Energy Latin America Inc., announced today that Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador Inc. has signed a contract with Ecuador state oil companies Petroecuador and Petroproduccion to explore and develop Ecuador's Pungarayacu heavy-oil field, utilizing Ivanhoe's HTL upgrading technology. Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador,...

2008-09-18 12:00:35

French integrated energy major Total has signed an agreement with Madagascar Oil to farm into the heavy oil Bemolanga license onshore Madagascar with a 60% interest. Located onshore in western Madagascar, the 6,500-square-meter Bemolanga license was awarded to Madagascar Oil in 2004. The license contains heavy oil in place that were evaluated at 10 billion barrels during earlier drilling operations and that can be developed using mining technology. Following the transaction, Total will...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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