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2014-07-30 08:39:22

Alert Logic first to deliver IDS and log management capabilities to Google cloud customers HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced availability of Alert Logic Log Manager and Alert Logic Threat Manager for Google Cloud Platform. With these product releases, the company will deliver network and system security for workloads running on Google's public cloud - the same cloud infrastructure that...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:02:08

With more than 4,500 oil and gas professionals and 400 exhibitors set to converge at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford conference, this year’s exhibition is poised to break records for the fifth straight year. The event takes place September 15-17 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 With more than 4,500 oil and gas professionals and 400 exhibitors set to converge at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford conference, this year’s exhibition is...

2014-07-29 20:21:54

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP (the "Partnership"), a Westlake company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11,250,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership at $24.00 per common unit. The Partnership has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,687,500 common units. The common units are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...

2014-07-29 16:22:18

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Energy Partners, L.P. (Nasdaq: EVEP) today announced a cash distribution attributable to the second quarter of 2014 of $0.773 per unit for all of its outstanding units. The distribution will be payable on August 14, 2014, to unit holders of record at the close of business on August 8, 2014. EV Energy Partners, L.P. is a Houston based master limited partnership engaged in acquiring, producing and developing oil and natural gas properties....

2014-07-29 12:31:33

HOUSTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Houston's Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Lopez Negrete Communications' own Juan Alanis. A senior account supervisor for Lopez Negrete, Alanis was listed among the city's top 50 influencers for his role at the premier full-service agency. Lopez Negrete Communications is the nation's largest independent, Hispanic- owned-and-operated, full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Prior...

2014-07-29 12:27:00

FULL PRESENTER SCHEDULE POSTED DENVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerCom, Inc. will host The Oil & Gas Conference® 19, August 17-21, 2014, in Denver at the Westin Denver Downtown. The Conference is the oldest and largest energy investment conference hosted in Denver. Investment and oil and gas professionals interested in attending the event can register through the conference website. Conference Details and One-on-One Meetings: The Oil & Gas Conference® 19 forum offers...

2014-07-28 12:24:13

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TexCom, Inc. (OTC Pink: TEXC)(the "Company" or "TexCom"), an environmental services company serving the oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce that at its annual meeting convened on June 26, 2014 and reconvened on July 25, 2014, shareholders of the Company voted to elect Stephen J. Barth, Randall K. Lowry, Jr., Wallis T. Marsh, Robert S. May and James Roth to its Board of Directors. The Company's shareholders also approved and ratified a...

2014-07-28 12:23:46

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (Post Oak), through investment partnerships it manages, today announced that it committed to a $150 million line of equity to CP Exploration II, LLC (CPX). Funding from the commitment will be used for acquisitions and growth capital. CPX is a newly formed oil and gas company co-located in Dallas, TX and Lafayette, LA. The management team, led by CEO Tom Powell, has considerable experience drilling and developing...

2014-07-28 12:21:19

Restyled crossover SUV coming soon to Robbins Nissan HUMBLE, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thirteen years ago, the introduction of the Nissan Murano planted the early seeds of what has become one of America's favorite vehicle classes, the crossover SUV segment. Now, for the new model year, the elder statesman of the class receives a full redesign, bringing full-circle a trend toward sophisticated versatility that it helped to pioneer. The 2015 Nissan Murano, long the...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • 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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