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2014-10-22 08:25:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. energy industry boom has created the biggest engineering and construction need in a generation. Significant energy-delivery projects are being planned from coast to coast to support the nation's oil, gas and natural gas liquids. To assist industry professionals in making the most of these unprecedented opportunities, McGraw Hill Construction's ENR will host its second annual Energy Construction Summit on Tuesday, November 18, 2014...

2014-10-20 12:32:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New construction starts in September advanced 10% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far during 2014. Nonresidential building registered a sharp gain, helped by an elevated pace for several institutional categories plus another...

2014-10-17 16:22:06

On Year-Over-Year Basis, Production from Prolific Shale Plays Up 32.1% DENVER and HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by 55,000 barrels per day (b/d) or 2.1% in September, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. In South Texas, Eagle Ford shale oil production was 38.3% higher than...

2014-10-17 08:22:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tightening water supply in the western U.S. has agencies focused on creating new water supplies and optimizing water use. The region's water suppliers are taking on scores of multi-million and even multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects, creating unprecedented opportunities for contracting and engineering firms, material and equipment suppliers, finance professionals, and legal and risk consultants. To discuss the water supply...

2014-10-17 04:21:02

Despite month-over-month gains, uptrend appeared short-lived as inventories build up SINGAPORE, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) for November delivery to Asia increased 12.4% month over month to average $14.426 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (Platts JKM(TM)) for month-ahead delivery. The marker moved up for the second month in a row, as buyers were drawn back into the market to...

2014-10-15 16:29:51

Latest addition to the world-leading Access family of online medical resources NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new approach to neurology reference, research, and curricular instruction with their release of the Neurology Collection, an online tool designed to help neurology students, residents, and program directors establish a solid base for learning and deliver indispensable support in certification and recertification. It is the...

2014-10-13 12:28:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While building owners may not always directly use building information modeling (BIM), they are increasingly recognizing its value on their projects. McGraw Hill Construction today released its new SmartMarket Report, The Business Value of BIM for Owners, which demonstrates that owners expect to grow their involvement with BIM rapidly: -- 40% of U.S. owners and 38% of U.K. owners expect that more than 75% of their projects will involve...

2014-10-13 04:20:36

Lackluster Derivative Demand, Falling Crude and Naphtha Prices LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market continued to fall in September, following the drop in upstream energy prices, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider...

2014-10-09 20:20:41

Production Surpassed Average 69 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...

2014-10-09 12:23:03

Production Surpassed Average 69.0 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 million cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin