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2014-10-09 16:22:50

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Independent Lubricant ManufacturersIndependent lubricant manufacturers are those that do not have their own refineries; they source base oil from suppliers. The major suppliers of base oil for independent lubricant manufacturers are oil refineries and petroleum companies. Independent lubricant manufacturers process these oils with additives to produce lubricants that are specialized and used for niche applications. They focus mainly on the...

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),...

2014-10-09 12:21:05

Event to Highlight Advanced Auto Technology Being Developed To Increase Fuel Economy & Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A variety of advanced technology vehicles and components including clean diesel, electric vehicles, hybrid and alternative fuels will be highlighted today at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO The event is being held at...

2014-10-09 08:21:44

HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed a long term frame agreement with Wintershall Norge AS to supply subsea production systems for its developments offshore Norway. The first call-off under the frame agreement, covering subsea equipment for Wintershall's Maria field, has been awarded. This initial call-off has an estimated value of $280 million in revenue. The frame agreement expands FMC Technologies' already...

2014-10-09 08:21:16

U.K. and Continental Natural Gas Prices Also Rose Month over Month LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reduced hydro, nuclear and wind power output combined in September to reverse an eight-month fall in continental European day-ahead power prices, according to data and analysis just released by Platts, a leading global energy and commodities information provider. Platts' Continental Power (CONTI) Index* rose 34.6% in September to EUR37.07 per megawatt hour (/MWh) compared to...

2014-10-09 04:20:22

China Steel Market Relies on Exports on Weak Domestic Demand, Output Drop Expected BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's steel sector appears to be relying heavily on the export market in the face of ongoing weak domestic demand, according to the latest Platts China Steel Sentiment Index (Platts CSSI), which showed a headline reading of 38.09 out of a possible 100 points in October. The October index was down 7.78 points from 45.87 in September, marking its lowest level...

2014-10-08 20:20:52

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Oil Company announced that they have successfully drilled to a total depth of 10,700' and tested the T. L. Smith # 1 Well in Lincoln County, Mississippi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141008/151120 "Formula for Fossil Oil's success: Rise Early, Work Hard, Strike Oil!" said Dennis R. Kittler, President and Founder of Fossil Oil Company. This deep Lower Tuscaloosa Denkman Sand was drilled by D & D Drilling Company of...

2014-10-08 16:22:16

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) ("Boardwalk") announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Chevron Petrochemical Pipeline LLC, which owns the Evangeline ethylene pipeline system ("Evangeline"), from Chevron Pipe Line Company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130521/MM18411LOGO Evangeline will be operated by Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream ("BLM"), a subsidiary of Boardwalk that provides...

2014-10-08 12:22:52

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE), a leading offshore driller, today announced it plans to report financial results for the third quarter 2014 on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Copies of the Company's press release will be available on the Noble Web site at www.noblecorp.com. Noble also has scheduled a conference call and webcast related to its third quarter 2014 results on Thursday, October 30,...

2014-10-08 08:22:12

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced that the seismic reprocessing and interpretation efforts of its recently purchased 47 miles of 2D seismic data in the Parowan Project now reaches completion today. Key Findings Virtus recently purchased the 2D data to complement its existing seismic library in order to better understand the geology and delineate its acreage footprint within the Parowan project....


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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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