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2014-03-26 12:20:46

Website Makeover Enables Easier, More Streamlined Navigation for Both Consumers and the Industry WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Petroleum Institute unveiled its newly refurbished website for the Motor Oil Matters program, featuring a completely redesigned interface that delivers improved functionality and an overall enhanced user experience. The mobile-optimized site boasts new content and architecture, clearly identifying and directing consumers and...

Deepwater Horizon oil spill
2014-03-26 05:02:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has been causing heart abnormalities in some large marine fish, according to research appearing Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. In the study, researchers from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and colleagues from American and Australian universities say the 200 million gallons of petroleum that spilled into the...

2014-03-24 16:23:16

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Palm Oil Market Outlook to 2020 Sustainability is a Key Challenge Restricting Market GrowthCrude palm oil (CPO) has grown from strength-to-strength in the last two decades, now representing one-third of the vegetable oil market. Growth has largely been driven by consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India. New demand markets in the last decade, such as biodiesel, have...

2014-03-24 16:21:28

John Yarosz Named Chairman and Arnie Little Appointed President and CEO of Susquehanna Services NEW YORK and SWOYERSVILLE, Pa., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Waste Operating Partners, L.P. ("SWOP"), a private investment group focused on opportunities in fluid handling, treatment, reuse and disposal, has completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Susquehanna Services, Inc. ("Susquehanna" or the "Company"), a leading provider of solids processing services for oil...

2014-03-24 12:23:37

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Coal Bed Methane market to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the shifting focus from conventional gas sources. The Global Coal Bed Methane market has also been witnessing rapid technological advancements. However,...

2014-03-24 12:23:28

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the Global Oilfield Services Market Technological Evolution and Service Portfolio Diversification are Key to Sustain High Revenues Key Findings-The oilfield services market witnessed fluctuating growth during 2009 to 2012. However, it is expected to grow steadily over the forecast period, 2013 to 2017.-Valued at $xx billion in 2012, the revenue of oil services market is...

2014-03-23 12:20:08

Sinopec recorded steady growth in 2013 with dividend payout ratio as high as 42.1% BEIJING, March 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec" or "the Company") (HKEX?386?CH?600028?NYSE: SNP) today announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140321/0861309266) Financial Highlights: -- In accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), in 2013, the Company's...

2014-03-20 16:23:34

Production capacity expected to reach 180,000 bbls/d CALGARY, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its 100%-owned Grand Rapids thermal oil sands project. The proposed project is located approximately 300 kilometres north of Edmonton, within the company's Greater Pelican Region in northern Alberta. Grand Rapids is expected to have production capacity of 180,000 barrels per day...

2014-03-20 04:21:07

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m273hm/process) has announced the addition of the "Process Automation & Instrumentation Market in Oil & Gas Industry - Forecast to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m273hm/process ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global process automation & instrumentation in the oil & gas...

2014-03-19 23:29:15

California-based clean-tech manufacturer promotes renewable fuel making device. Chico, CA. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Springboard Biodiesel, a leading supplier of biodiesel fuel making appliances, announced it will further incent restaurateurs and schools to make inexpensive, clean-burning fuel from used cooking oil by selling their award-winning appliances at a $1,000 discount for the remainder of the month of March. Springboard’s BioPro™ line of processors enable businesses and...


Latest oil Reference Libraries

Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

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2009-04-28 13:07:12

Brown Boronia (Boronia megastigma) is a shrub species in the citrus family. Cultivated for its intense aromatic scent, it is the primary source of essential oils in the Boronia species. Reaching a maximum height of approximately 39 inches, the plant features deep green glandular leaves which are also scented. The linear leaves, narrow and thick in shape, are arranged in whorls around slender branches. The production of scent appears to serve one primary purpose; reproduction. The...

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2009-04-23 10:51:40

Cinnamon Myrtle can grow up to a height of 33 yards. The leaves are characterized by oval or elliptical shape, 1-3 inches long, with a scent like cinnamon. Flowers originate in panicles with star-shaped blooms. The tiny, papery fruit are shaped like bells. The Cinnamon Myrtle earned its common name in the late 1980s due to the elemicin essential oil it produced which made it particularly fitting for flavoring. However, the name 'cinnamon myrtle' is currently used to indicate the...

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2009-04-23 10:35:57

The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, also known as Lemon Scented Ironwood, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, or Lemon Scented Verbena, is a flowering plant native to subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia. This plant is classified in the family Myrtaceae and genus Backhousia. It can achieve heights as high as 5 yards, but many times it is smaller. The leaves are a glossy evergreen with smooth edges, opposite, lance-shaped, 2-5 inches in length and less than an inch...

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2009-02-28 22:36:50

The Annual Hibiscus (Abelmoschus moschatus) also known as Bamia Moschata, Galu Gasturi, Muskdana, Musk mallow, Musk okra, Ornamental okra, Tropical jewel hibiscus, and Yorka okra, is a medicinal plant in the Malyaceae family. It is native to India. Despite being a tropical plant originally, the hibiscus is frost hardy. The seed, known as Ambrette, musk or rose mallow, has a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk. Musk mallow oil was once used as a substitute for animal...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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