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2014-09-12 08:21:52

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With R&D spend in the oil and gas sector set to increase by 10% in 2015, the role of intellectual property management has become a significant source of risk and potential reward. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Alberta, where Canadian energy companies are filing four times more oil and gas technology patents than they did a decade ago, and the story is much the same across the entire North American region....

2014-08-28 04:20:40

HONG KONG, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) today announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701301659.jpg For the first half of the year, the Company's total net oil and gas production reached 211.6 million barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), up 6.8% year-on-year (yoy), with 36.3 million BOE contributed by Nexen. The Company's average realized oil price...

2014-03-25 16:22:46

JERSEY, Channel Islands, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Horizon Petroleum Plc ("Horizon" or "the Company") (TSX.V: HPL) is pleased to announce the strengthening of its Board of Directors by the appointment of John Patterson as a Non-Executive Director, and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Patterson has 35 years experience in the oil and gas industry with a background in acquisitions, financings, corporate governance, tax and accounting. He gained significant commercial and financial...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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