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2009-07-08 07:00:00

HOUSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Videographer Awards recently announced winners for the 2009 international competition that recognizes outstanding achievement in video production. Among the winners is Legacy Multimedia, for the creation of "Video Tribute to Jan and Dan Duncan" and "Emma Little Bailey & The Baileys of Coffeeville." These tribute videos were chosen from among 1,800 entries, earning what is considered one of the most coveted awards in the video industry. The...

2008-10-24 06:00:21

The Norwegian Energy Company has discovered oil in the Knockandoo-Talisker exploration well near the producing Brage field offshore Norway, in which the company owns a 13% share. The well is being completed and is expected to start production within three to four weeks. The Knockondoo-Talisker well is a part of the Norwegian Energy Company's (Noreco) extensive exploration and appraisal drilling program. Noreco expects the Knockandoo-Talisker well to produce up to 10,000 barrels of oil...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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