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2014-06-09 08:23:35

JOHANNESBURG, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear stakeholder, Sasol delivered a strong operational performance over the first nine months of the 2014 financial year, notwithstanding a still mixed macroeconomic environment. In the last quarter, oil prices remained flat, compared to both the first six months of the current financial year, as well as the comparable period in the previous year, while Henry Hub natural gas prices have increased slightly. The exchange rate depreciated by 20%...

2014-06-09 08:23:32

CANONSBURG, Pa., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water treatment solutions for the oil & gas market, has been awarded a contract to provide its evaporator technology for the JACOS (Japan Canada Oil Sands Ltd.) Hangingstone Expansion Project in Alberta, Canada. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95392 Aquatech's Vertical Tube Falling Film (VTFF) evaporator technology will be used to treat and recover over 95% of the OTSG (Once-Through Steam...

2014-06-09 08:22:29

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago an innovation forever changed fueling -- and even retail as a whole -- when convenience store operator John Roscoe flipped the switch at a convenience store in Westminster, Colorado, to activate the first U.S. remote access self-service gasoline pumps. On June 10, 1964, the store sold a little more than $36 of gas -- 124 gallons to be exact -- but selling fuel would never be the same. It also supercharged the...

2014-06-08 12:20:28

DALLAS, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Iran Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Iraq Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Kuwait Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)", "Oman Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)" and "Qatar Oil Gas Market Intelligence Report (Q2 2014)" reports to its store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/94754) These oil and gas reports are an initial guide, providing...

2014-06-07 23:00:39

This research report categorizes the market for artificial lift components on the basis of lift types, its components and countries; forecasting revenues and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/artificial-lift-systems-market-1263.html) (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 The report “Artificial Lift Systems Market, by Types (ESP, PCP, Rod Lift), by Component (Pump, Motor, Separator, Cable, Pump Jack, Sucker Rod), by Countries (U.S., Canada,...

2014-06-06 23:00:48

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Indian Automotive and Industrial Lubricants Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-19)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 India is the fifth largest lubricant market globally in volume terms behind the US, China, Russia and Japan. India is a net base oil deficit market and many additives used in lubricants are mostly imported. Volume consumption of lubricants in India has consistently declined over past few years as...

2014-06-06 16:21:03

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a two-year drilling contract for the Rowan Relentless, the fourth and final drillship in Rowan's current construction program. The contract is with Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC ("FM O&G"), a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The contract is...

2014-06-06 12:20:41

Pennzoil to Support the Flat 12 Gallery Rally Car in Annual Cross Country Journey HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennzoil® is proud to announce its support of the Flat 12 Gallery(TM) rally car during the legendary, annual Bullrun Rally. The Flat 12 Gallery car will have Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus Technology(TM) under the hood. The car will join upwards of 100 modified vehicles for the epic cross country automotive rally from New York City to...

2014-06-06 08:21:34

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to acquire the East Texas-based pressure pumping operations of a privately held company. The acquisition includes 31,500 horsepower of hydraulic fracturing equipment and provides Patterson-UTI with a new base of operations and employees to efficiently support drilling programs in East Texas and Louisiana. The pending transaction...

2014-06-06 08:21:32

HOUSTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that the international rig count for May 2014 was 1,350, up 1 from the 1,349 counted in April 2014, and up 67 from the 1,283 counted in May 2013. The international offshore rig count for May 2014 was 326, down 3 from the 329 counted in April 2014, and down 1 from the 327 counted in May 2013. The average U.S. rig count for May 2014 was 1,859, up 24 from the 1,835 counted in April 2014, and...


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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Word of the Day
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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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