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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced net income of $2.271 billion ($2.78 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2008, compared with $1.324 billion ($1.58 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2007.
In a new study, researchers have found what they believe to be a new pathway that allowed modern humans to spread beyond their ancestral homeland about 120,000 years ago.
Verenex Energy has announced an oil and gas discovery at the G1-47/02 well in Area 47 in the Ghadames Basin in Libya.
GDF Suez has acquired a 20% participating interest in an exploration and production license in Libya from Hellenic Petroleum, a Greek integrated energy group. Other license partners include Australian oil and gas company Woodside, and Spanish integrated energy firm Repsol.
Chinese telecoms equipment supplier ZTE Corp has won a $58m network expansion contract from Libyan mobile network operator Libyana. The deal will enable Libyana to expand its existing network from 1 million lines to 6.5 million lines.
RWE Dea has announced that it has made the sixth and seventh discovery in the Libyan Sirte Basin. Two exploration wells in the NC193 concession encountered oil bearing reservoirs.
Libya-based airline Afriqiyah Airways has taken delivery of its first medium-range Airbus A319 aircraft. The A319 is the first of three aircraft of this type to be delivered to the airline, and is part of an order signed in 2006, which also includes 11 A320s and three long-range A330-200s.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Libya, Friday, the first time a top-ranking U.S. diplomat has visited the African nation in 50 years. Rice is scheduled to meet with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and other officials in Tripoli, the country's capital, CNN reported.
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - Canadian Superior Energy Inc. ("Canadian Superior", the "Company") (TSX:SNG)(AMEX:SNG) announced today what it calls its "Oasis" Project, referring to the Company's entry into North Africa.
Authorities say hijackers remained on board a Sudanese airliner Wednesday after freeing 100 passengers at an isolated desert airport in Libya. "The two hijackers and the crew are still inside. We are continuing to negotiate with them," a Libyan official told Sky News.
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