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2010-09-23 19:30:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) said today that it will proceed with development of the Macedon gas field in the Exmouth Basin in Western Australia. The project will commercialize natural gas from offshore production license WA-42-L, located 60 miles (100 km) west of Onslow. First production is expected during 2013. Apache has a 28.57-percent interest and its share of the estimated $1.5 billion cost is approximately $430 million. BHP Billiton owns...

2010-09-20 15:51:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today provided an update on recovery activities in San Bruno, CA, following the rupture of a natural gas transmission line on September 9, 2010. In a press conference earlier today, PG&E shared information on its gas risk management processes, including real-time system status monitoring. "It's critical that the public and communities we serve are assured that PG&E is rigorously monitoring its...

2010-09-20 13:30:00

MONTCHANIN, Del., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), today announced it has increased its equity ownership of US Sensor Systems Inc. (USSI) to 51%. The company also has options to increase its stake in USSI up to 84%. Leak, tampering and theft detection has become a multi-billion dollar opportunity around the world. According to the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the US has more than two million miles of installed pipelines...

2010-09-17 14:28:00

ANCHORAGE, AK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ - The Alaska Oil & Gas Congress is THE leading event for both learning and networking for the oil and gas sectors, bringing together the people, the projects and the issues that will shape Alaska's energy future for years to come. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- New Keynotes added: ------------------- Senator Lesil McGuire will deliver keynote address at Welcome Reception on Monday,...

2010-09-16 06:30:00

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) today announced updates to its earnings and capital expenditure guidance for 2010-12. Steve Malcolm, chief executive officer of the general partner of Williams Partners, will discuss the updated guidance in his presentation today at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference. His presentation is available for download at www.williams.com/investors. "Although we are adjusting our earnings guidance...

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2010-09-15 07:15:00

Less than a week after a gas pipeline exploded in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno experts are raising concerns that the aging infrastructure used to carry natural gas throughout the United States could lead to similar disaster elsewhere. On Thursday, September 9, a gas pipe exploded near the intersection of Glenview Drive and Earl Avenue in the California town, shooting a massive fireball that killed at least four people, injured more than 50 others, and destroyed dozens of homes....

2010-09-13 16:25:00

Keystone XL will create jobs while promoting energy security, serving U.S. refiners as a vital link to a reliable source of North American crude oil WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join TransCanada Corporation President and CEO Russ Girling plus leaders of labor unions that represent welders, heavy equipment operators, laborers and the Teamsters, as well as the Pipe Line Contractors Association, for a key announcement related to the expansion of the TransCanada Keystone...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) announced today it has completed the transaction with ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) that increases its ownership of Overland Pass Pipeline Company, LLC to 50 percent. The option price, including closing adjustments, was approximately $424 million. Williams Partners funded the transaction with a combination of cash on hand and borrowings from its existing credit facility. Williams Partners announced the...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC; BVC: ECOPETROL; BVL: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that it has proved the presence of natural gas at its Oripaya 1 exploratory well located in Northern Santander, Colombia about 20 kilometers to the northeast of Cucuta. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) The well is part of the Uribante Exploration and Production Agreement signed between...

2010-09-08 01:00:00

- Network provides major oilfield-services firm with high-performance connectivity worldwide - BETHESDA, MD, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has joined forces with its new Channel Partner Zedi Inc. to deploy the world's first large-scale SCADA network based on Inmarsat's BGAN mobile broadband satellite service. Stratos and Zedi recently began deployment of an IP-based...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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