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2010-06-09 08:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) today announced the election of the company's President, John Richels, to the additional position of chief executive officer. Devon's Co-founder and Chairman, J. Larry Nichols, who has served as chief executive officer since 1980, will continue with Devon in the newly created position of executive chairman. Richels, age 59, has served as president of the company since 2004 and has served on Devon's...

2009-04-28 15:24:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - A recent federal court decision that threw out an Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing plan approved by the Bush administration will likely limit participation in the next Gulf of Mexico lease bidding in August, Devon Energy Chairman and CEO Larry Nichols said Tuesday. "A cloud of uncertainty has been raised over the whole process," Nichols said at the Platts Energy Podium in Washington. He said the April 17 ruling by the U.S. Court of...

2009-04-07 15:20:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) announced today that Robert A. Mosbacher, Jr. has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Mosbacher fills the position vacated by David A. Hager who was recently named Devon's executive vice president of exploration and production. Mosbacher previously served on Devon's board of directors from 1999 until his resignation in 2005. His resignation resulted from his appointment in 2005 as president and...

2008-08-12 00:00:39

By Jerry Shottenkirk It's difficult for anyone to have all of the answers for U.S. and world energy supplies, but a way to start is to hear a variety of points of view, said U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., during an energy summit he hosted Friday at the National Weather Center in Norman. "Energy is not always approached scientifically," Cole said, hinting that politics and geography often are involved. "Clearly there is not a single, quick-fix solution that will help Americans see a...

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By The Oklahoman Aug. 4--Community leaders are mourning the passing of a pioneering oil and natural gas exploration leader who co-founded a business that today is Oklahoma's largest publicly-traded company. John Nichols, 93, chairman emeritus of Devon Energy Corp., died early Sunday after a lengthy illness. Nichols, who co-founded Devon with his son, Larry Nichols, was chairman of its board from the time Devon began operations in 1971 until 1999, when he was named chairman emeritus....

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By The Oklahoman Aug. 4--Community leaders are mourning the passing of a pioneering oil and natural gas exploration leader who co-founded a business that today is Oklahoma's largest publicly traded company. John Nichols, 93, chairman emeritus of Devon Energy Corp., died early Sunday after a lengthy illness. Nichols, who co-founded Devon with his son, Larry Nichols, was chairman of its board from the time Devon began operations in 1971 until 1999, when he was named chairman emeritus....

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jul. 15--The president's decision to end an executive order banning offshore exploration of oil and gas puts pressure on Congress to end its ban as well, said the head of Devon Energy Corp. To some, the decision may seem like a symbolic act. But the head of Devon Energy Corp. -- Oklahoma's largest public company-- said the president's act builds pressure on Congress to end its ban as well. "We are halfway there," said Larry Nichols, the chief executive...

2008-06-19 09:00:59

By Jack Money, The Oklahoman Jun. 19--Oklahoma energy industry leaders are agreeing with the president's call to end restrictions against offshore drilling for oil and natural gas. More domestic production is the only way to lessen the country's need to import oil and natural gas and help ease prices consumers are facing, state energy leaders say. Larry Nichols, chairman and chief executive of Devon Energy Corp., said he hopes the days of restricting the drilling for political reasons...


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2010-10-14 16:51:50

The Rubik's Cube, invented by Erno Rubik, is a 3-D mechanical puzzle. In 1980 it was sold by Ideal Toys after winning the German Game of the Year special award. By January 2009 the puzzle had sold 350 million units making it the worlds top-selling puzzle game. The classic cube has six sides covered by nine stickers among six solid colors. Each face turns independently on a pivot mechanism which mixes the colors. To solve the puzzle the user had to make all the sides a solid color. Larry...

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