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2015-01-08 12:22:51

Natural Gas Prices Fall as Mild, Windy Weather Reduces Need for Gas-Fired Power LONDON, Jan.

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelerate Energy L.P.

2015-01-08 00:20:19

Sentiment falls on low Chinese demand from construction sector over winter BEIJING, Jan.

2015-01-07 23:02:36

Leading Exploration and Production Company Goes Live on Verian’s Cloud-based Purchasing System as Crude Oil Prices Fall Charlotte, N.C.

2015-01-07 16:22:18

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Drilling and Completion FluidsDrilling and completion fluids are fluids used in drilling activities to perform various functions.

2015-01-07 12:22:49

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVNOTC Trading Symbol: MDLNF CALGARY, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Madalena Energy Inc.

2015-01-06 23:02:38

Europe is a major region in drilling waste management market due to very strict regulation policies for drilling waste management and increasing offshore production from North Sea.

2015-01-06 16:22:32

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2015-01-06 16:20:52

Innovative Clean Diesel Technologies A Key Part of Sustainable Construction For California Transportation Project FRESNO, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-06 12:23:04

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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.