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2009-01-07 17:06:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConocoPhillips chairman and CEO James Mulva will speak about opportunities in the U.S. at the start of a new administration to tackle energy security and climate change at a National Press Club luncheon on Jan. 13. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Mulva, who heads the nation's third largest energy company, has said that the new president and Congress should make addressing climate change a priority even as they...

2008-07-23 12:00:31

By Kristen Hays, Houston Chronicle Jul. 23--ConocoPhillips kicked off second-quarter earnings announcements of the world's largest oil majors today with results that surpassed Wall Street expectations amid record-high oil prices and strong natural gas prices that offset lower refining profits. The Houston-based company earned $5.4 billion, or $3.50 per share, up from $4.8 billion, or $2.90 per share in the second quarter of 2007. Last year's figures were adjusted to account for the...

2005-10-17 01:12:02

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Another hurricane in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico would affect the recovery underway from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, industry executives led by ConocoPhillips Chairman James Mulva said on Sunday. A tropical depression forming on Sunday 155 miles southeast of Grand Cayman Island was expected to become a tropical storm or hurricane in the Gulf later in the week, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. "Obviously, the United States we don't need another...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'