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2014-06-24 12:30:31

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO) is operating the first Micro MineWolf (MW50) anti-mine armored tracked vehicle - designed for use in mountainous and other hard-to-access locations - in Kurdistan as part of SGO's work supporting oil and natural gas exploration, demining projects, and other services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121034 The first Micro MineWolf was sent to Kurdistan to support SGO's growing operations...

2014-06-23 08:31:07

A key milestone in SNC-Lavalin's strategy of becoming a global Tier-1 engineering and construction company MONTREAL, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) (SNC-Lavalin) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Kentz Corporation Limited (Kentz), approved by the boards of directors of both companies, on the terms of a cash acquisition by which the entire ordinary share capital of Kentz--issued and to be issued--will be acquired by...

2014-06-21 23:01:15

Demand for ultra-deep water rigs is very high and is increasing due to sustained high oil prices and also the desire of oil & gas companies to achieve production targets is driving the demand in all the regions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/ultra-deep-water-reports-5515041891.html (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 On the account of high prices, offshore oil and gas production has been gradually increasing over the decades and has picked up momentum strongly over the past few...

2014-06-20 08:21:10

MIDLAND, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp. (OTC QB: STWS) announced today that its financial results for 2013 have been filed on its Form 10-K Annual Report with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A detailed Form 10-K is available on the company web site. STWS revenues increased to $1,945,631 in 2013 from no revenues in 2012. Revenues from our proprietary water desalination technology were $536,745. Revenues from our oilfield services...

2014-06-20 08:20:42

OSLO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IEA on June 17 released its Medium-Term Oil Market Report. Rystad Energy has compared the revised IEA demand outlook with own supply estimates deriving from its global upstream database UCube. The estimates are based on Rystad Energy's bottom-up analysis of 30,000 fields and 2,500 oil companies in 150 countries. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140620/693489-INFO ) Analysis shows that oil markets have gradually...

2014-06-18 12:24:34

Facilities ready with first sales expected to commence within days CALGARY, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces that it has successfully tested and commissioned the first phase of its production facilities at the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the Hawler license area....

2014-06-17 23:13:55

Mayan Secret Formula For Beautiful Hair, All Natural & Sulfate-Free Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Emerald Forest®, a Natural Tropix Corporation brand of botanical hair care products, is excited to announce its rainforest inspired hair care products are all natural & sulfate-free. Following two years of extensive research and study, Emerald Forest products have been reformulated with gentle, safe, effective and natural ingredients. The products use plant based &...

2014-06-17 20:21:20

Greenest Refinery in the World Proposed for British Columbia North Coast VANCOUVER, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today's federal government approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline brings into focus the need to protect Canada's West Coast from a raw bitumen spill by building a refinery. Download Full Press Release Download Poll In a poll released today by Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) over 2/3 of British Columbians expressing an opinion believe that "refining oil...

2014-06-16 13:00:18

St. Michael's Hospital Those on canola bread diet saw both a reduction in blood glucose levels and significant reduction in LDL cholesterol Canola is Canada's oil and new research from St. Michael's Hospital suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David Jenkins, head of the hospital's Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, compared people with Type 2 diabetes who ate either a low glycemic index diet that included bread...

Biomarkers May Determine How Long Oil Lingers In The Environment
2014-06-13 12:40:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill isn’t visible on the surface of the ocean, it continues to wash ashore in the form of small “patties” of oil and sand. In an attempt to analyze and learn about this oil, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts have developed a system for determining the source and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment, according to a new report...


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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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