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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
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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