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2008-09-09 12:00:36

HOUSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Enhanced Oil Resources, Inc. (TSX-V: EOR) today announced the results of the 2008 Cawley, Gillespie & Associates Inc. Reserve Report, a reserve evaluation report of the Company owned, Helium (He) and Carbon Dioxide (CO(2)), reserves within the St. Johns He/CO(2) field located in Apache County, Arizona and Catron County, New Mexico. The Company commissioned Cawley, Gillespie & Associates Inc. to provide a Helium and CO(2) reserve report...

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2008-08-07 10:20:00

A strange, metal brew lies buried deep within Jupiter and Saturn, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and in London. The study, published in this week's online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrates that metallic helium is less rare than was previously thought and is produced under the kinds of conditions present at the centers of giant, gaseous planets, mixing with metal hydrogen and forming a liquid...

2008-08-05 15:00:56

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), is notifying its industrial, medical and specialty gas cylinder customers in the U.S. and Canada of price increases effective September 1, 2008 or as otherwise permitted by customer contracts. Increases will be up to: -- 30% for helium, hydrogen, fuel gases and rare gases -- 15% for oxygen, nitrogen, argon, carbon dioxide/dry ice and specialty gases -- 15% for cylinder rental and facility fees --...

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2008-08-01 09:40:00

In the beginning, scientists say the first star to appear after the Big Bang quickly grew into a monster 100 times more massive than the sun. U.S. and Japanese researchers say the first cosmological object formed in the universe was a tiny protostar with a mass of about 1 percent of our sun. Scientists spent years developing a complex computer simulation of what it was like after the Big Bang that formed the universe. "The first stars were very different from stars like the sun," explained...

2008-07-21 15:00:56

The Linde Group, a world leader in the production and supply of helium, through its Australian subsidiary, BOC, has begun construction on Australia's first helium plant, located in Darwin, Northern Territory. This will be the first helium plant in the southern hemisphere, supplying all of Australia's domestic helium needs as well providing capacity for export to New Zealand and to Asian markets. Linde's Darwin plant will produce some 150 million cubic feet a year of helium - enough to...

2008-06-26 12:03:13

The Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company and Taiwan-based Chinese Petroleum Corporation have announced the first cargo loading and dispatch of their 25-year sales and purchase agreement from the Ras Laffan Port in Qatar. The sales and purchase agreement (SPA) was signed in 2005 and provides for the delivery of up to three million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC) which will be used to help meet Taiwan's growing gas and power...

2008-06-26 09:03:03

GE Energy has signed a multi-year contractual service agreement with the RasGas Company, covering two liquefied natural gas trains and the Al-Khaleej Gas Plant-2 at RasGas's LNG and gas production complex in the Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. The new contractual service agreement (CSA) follows similar agreements previously signed for five RasGas liquefied natural gas (LNG) trains and the Al-Khaleej Gas (AKG) Plant-1, bringing GE's total services commitment at the site to more than $1...

2008-06-25 18:03:00

Expanding its role as one of the most reliable suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has signed a multi-million, multi-year service agreement with GE Energy covering LNG Trains 6 and 7 and Al-Khaleej Gas Plant - 2 at RasGas' LNG and Sales Gas production complex in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. The project supports Qatar's strategy to become the world's leading supplier of LNG. An LNG train is a chain of equipment, including a gas...

2008-06-25 09:03:18

Expanding its role with one of the world's largest suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), GE Energy has signed a multi-million, multi-year service agreement with RasGas Company Limited, covering two LNG trains and Al-Khaleej Gas (AKG) Plant-2 at RasGas' LNG and gas production complex in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. The project supports Qatar's strategy to become the world's leading supplier of LNG. An LNG train is a chain of equipment, including a gas turbine, which is used to...

2008-06-17 18:00:39

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying industrial gas customers in the United States of the following price and monthly fee increases, effective July 1, 2008, or as contracts permit: -- 10% to 20% for nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide -- 15% to 30% for helium -- Up to 15% for monthly fees These actions are being implemented in response to rapidly escalating energy, fuel, and other operational costs, current supply/demand imbalances, and increases in...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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