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2011-05-17 07:13:00

MOSCOW, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BP and Alfa- Access- Renova ("AAR") announced today that they would intensify their efforts to ensure TNK-BP's continued success following the lapse of the BP-Rosneft share swap transaction (and the related Arctic exploration opportunity) originally announced on 14 January 2011. In recent months, BP has conducted detailed negotiations with AAR and Rosneft to seek a reasonable and businesslike solution that would allow the agreements to proceed to the...

2011-05-04 09:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell today announced the successful start of production from its Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Canada. The 100,000 barrels-per-day expansion takes upgrading capacity at Scotford to 255,000 barrels-per-day of heavy oil from the Athabasca oil sands. "This start-up is an important milestone for our heavy oil business," said Marvin Odum, Shell Upstream Americas Director. "And it adds new capacity from an important source of oil in a...

2011-04-20 11:04:00

ATLANTA, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it will release its earnings results for the quarter ending March 31, 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011. Earnings Conference Call Information Gray Television, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss its operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Monday, May 9, 2011. The call will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live dial-in number is 1-877-874-1589 and the...

2011-04-14 12:34:00

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of the Bayat Foundation, a 501c(3) charitable organization committed to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan, dedicated a new 30-bed maternity hospital in Tagaab Village, in Afghanistan's Wardak Province on April 13, 2011. The Shirin Taj hospital fills a critical need in the Behsood district, an underserved and underdeveloped area of Afghanistan. A large...

2011-04-14 12:34:00

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of the Bayat Foundation, a 501c(3) charitable organization committed to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan, dedicated a new 30-bed maternity hospital in Hessa Dowom, Wardak Province, Afghanistan on April 13, 2011. The Bibi Khairi Gul hospital fills a critical need in the Behsood district, an underserved and underdeveloped area of Afghanistan. A large...

2011-04-12 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As mobile networks engage in a very public ad campaign war, Verizon is named the Mobile Networks Brand of the Year among consumers according to the 2011 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. In the Mobile Networks category, Verizon is highest ranked for the second-year running over archrival AT&T. Harris Interactive announced their Technology Brands of the Year in four other major categories: Mobile Phones (Motorola), Consumer...

2011-03-30 14:06:00

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TLC's JUMPING THE BROOM RED CARPET WEDDING CONTEST, sponsored by Discovery Communications, gives one lucky couple the opportunity to be married or renew their vows by the renowned best-selling author Bishop TD Jakes on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the new film, JUMPING THE BROOM. The winning couple will also receive travel and accommodations for eight friends and family members to join them on their special day. Travel to the...

2011-03-24 14:52:00

Calls on BP to respect the London ruling to avoid further contention MOSCOW , March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 5:30 p.m. London time today, the Stockholm Arbitration Tribunal notified AAR and BP that it has ruled that BP's proposed strategic alliance with Rosneft breaches the terms of the TNK-BP shareholder agreement. According to the Tribunal, BP cannot proceed with any part of its proposed Rosneft transaction, which includes: (i) the Cooperation Agreement to explore for oil and gas in...

2011-03-17 08:11:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber have been named co-presidents, USA Network, reporting directly to Bonnie Hammer, chairman, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios. Wachtel and McCumber will jointly oversee strategic direction and operations across all platforms for USA, the top-rated cable network for five consecutive years. "USA will remain a top priority for me, and I can't think of a better team to build on the network's incredible...

2011-02-22 08:00:00

HATBORO, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today by The Sports Network, the nation's premier real-time source and wire service for sports content, that their CEO, Mickey Charles was interviewed as the cover story for the inaugural issue of the Internet's latest entry to the world of sports publishing with a primary focus on technology...Sports Activated... www.sportsactivated.com "When you undertake an offering such as ours," stated Franco Scanga, publisher of Sports...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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