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2014-03-18 23:30:22

Employees from Mostyn Law Firm complete the fifth week of their nutritional boot camp. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Employees from the Houston-based Mostyn Law Firm have just completed week five of a nutritional challenge aimed at improving their overall health and well-being. The challenge was issued by Firm owners Steve and Amber Mostyn to help motivate employees to make healthier lifestyle choices. Though workplace fitness and health initiatives are nothing new, the...

2014-03-18 23:02:34

CyraCom, the Tucson-based language services provider, announced that it will be expanding into Houston, Texas and opening a new 62,000 sq. foot contact center. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 CyraCom, the Tucson-based interpreter and translation services provider, announced that it will be expanding into Houston, Texas and opening a new 62,000 sq. foot contact center. The company plans to hire over 425 positions there in the next year, with over 200 hires planned over the next few months. CyraCom...

2014-03-18 23:02:30

Operators are driving renewal in West Texas by applying unconventional technologies to new Permian Basin horizons. America's premier oil province takes center stage at Hart Energy’s DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition set for May 20-22, 2014, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Operators are driving renewal in West Texas by applying unconventional technologies to new Permian Basin horizons. America's premier oil...

2014-03-18 16:23:31

Artists working in health care will have an opportunity to sit for the pilot of the first-of-its-kind Artist in Healthcare Certification Examination HOUSTON, March 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to host the Global Alliance for Arts & Health's 2014 Annual International Conference, Enhancing Lives Through Arts & Health: 25th Anniversary Conference & Celebration. The conference, which will run April 9 through 12 at the iconic Hotel...

2014-03-18 08:22:57

HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennTex Midstream Partners, LLC ("PennTex") announced today that it has signed two separate midstream transactions to build two significant gathering and processing platforms in the Permian Basin and Northern Louisiana. Founded by Thomas F. Karam, CEO, along with Robert O. Bond, COO, and Steven R. Jones, CFO, PennTex has received a substantial equity commitment from NGP Energy Capital Management ("NGP") through its affiliate, NGP Natural...

2014-03-18 08:22:39

HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbis LLP and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP are pleased to announce that they have combined to create a premier global energy practice with significant depth and experience advising on physical and derivative commodity trading transactions and disputes. "We are delighted to join forces with Sutherland," said London Co-Partner-in-Charge Paul Sinnott. "Together, we now have a strong presence in London, Geneva and Houston, where many of...

2014-03-18 08:22:35

HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. ("Flotek" or the "Company") (NYSE: FTK) today announced that its Middle East joint venture, Flotek Gulf, will exhibit at the OGWA Exhibition and Conference in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, March 31-April 2, 2014. The biannual conference is one of the largest gatherings of oil and gas professionals across the Middle East and Africa, with exhibitors and attendees from over 20 countries. Lead sponsors and supporters include...

2014-03-18 04:20:24

PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional infrastructure & environmental services consultancy Cardno today announced its largest acquisition to date with the purchase of the PPI Group of companies (PPI) headquartered in Houston, Texas for US$145 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110907/MM64542LOGO PPI provides specialist engineering services to the oil and gas sector in the United States, West Africa and Asia Pacific and employs 760 staff. PPI generated...

2014-03-17 23:04:25

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the big game between soccer powerhouses Israel and Honduras at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. This well-known secondary ticket source is also offering the customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that on June 1, BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas will be host to an international soccer friendly matchup between Israel and Honduras....

2014-03-17 12:23:05

Technology advances support growth, while demands for talent challenge it HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. natural gas production, the quantity of natural gas resources and the advanced technologies of the industry were the focus of presentations delivered by three experts in the oil and gas industry at the BoyarMiller Breakfast Forum titled "Perspectives on the Energy Industry." "Our speakers shared their perspectives about the dynamics of the natural gas market and...


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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

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