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2014-08-06 16:24:11

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income of $24.7 million or $0.43 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net income of $7.1 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2013. Second quarter 2014 revenues were $52.1 million compared to $29.1 million in the second quarter of 2013, primarily due to the higher volumes of crude liftings in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the second quarter...

2014-08-06 16:23:20

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) ("Flotek" or the "Company") today announced results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. As reported on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Flotek reported that revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $105.3 million compared to $93.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. Consolidated revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2014 increased $11.7...

2014-08-06 08:41:30

Company's Innovative Security-as-a-Service Offering Earns Distinction in Cloud Security Category HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Alert Logic a Silver Winner for the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the "Cloud Security" category....

2014-08-05 23:10:23

Houston recycling firm handles data security concerns with new data wiping technique and thorough hard-drive destruction. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 If you’ve ever used a login password then you are aware that confidential information can fall into the wrong hands. This issue becomes especially troubling when your hard-drive can harbor personal material, valuable trade secrets, or credit card information. For this reason, corporations have a vested interest in the security...

2014-08-05 08:37:59

Acquisition of American manufacturer Tobul Accumulator WEINHEIM, Germany, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, the Freudenberg Group's global sealing specialist, acquired Tobul Accumulator, Inc., with effect from July 31, 2014. Tobul is a world-class developer and manufacturer of hydraulic accumulators. The family-owned company has sites in Bamberg, South Carolina and Houston, Texas, USA and employs some 120 people. "With the acquisition of Tobul, we...

2014-08-05 04:22:12

Customers in Houston Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Houston. The all-fiber network will provide services featuring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and businesses. AT&T is deploying additional fiber...

2014-08-04 12:23:20

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Partners LP (the "Partnership"), a Westlake company, today announced the closing of the Partnership's initial public offering of 12,937,500 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership (the "Common Units") at $24.00 per common unit. The Common Units issued at closing included 1,687,500 common units that were issued pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional Common...

2014-08-04 12:22:58

HOUSTON and FARNBOROUGH, England, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services (Allied-Horizontal) and GE Oil & Gas announced today that Allied-Horizontal has added the new Resistivity Micro Imager (RMI) tool, manufactured by GE Oil & Gas, to its suite of reservoir answer products designed to meet the downhole formation evaluation needs of its customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/132953 The ability to measure and visualize fine details...

2014-08-02 23:02:48

Midtown Dentistry in Houston is currently urging women to look after their oral health, especially during pregnancy, menstruation, and the menopause. Hormonal changes at these times increase the risk of gum disease, a potentially serious condition that can affect general health and for pregnant women the health of their unborn child. (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Although most people are aware of the need to take care of their teeth and gums, it is particularly important for women. Changes to...

2014-08-01 23:03:44

President of digital marketing agency Command Partners to provide attendees with firsthand knowledge and experiences that have resulted in successful crowdfunding campaigns. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Roy Morejon, President of Command Partners, the top crowdfunding marketing agency, will be speaking at Kickercon in Houston, Texas. Beginning on August 28, the three-day crowdfunding conference and expo will bring together the top minds in the crowdfunding fields. Kickercon features...


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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
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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