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2014-03-31 16:23:04

-- The discovery confirms Cano Sur's potential in the western area BOGOTA, Colombia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the exploratory well Tibirita-1A, located in the municipality of San Martin, Meta province (Colombia), has shown the presence of hydrocarbons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO Initial testing at the well indicated a hydrocarbon column of 50 feet. Testing also indicated an...

2014-03-31 12:27:47

African Communications Agency Press Briefing in the Lisagor Room at The National Press Club, Monday, April 7, 2014, from 8:30 AM to 11:00AM, featuring Dr. Doyin Okupe, Special Advisor to President Jonathan Ebele Goodluck. WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a two-and-a-half hour press briefing scheduled for Monday morning, April 7th in the Lisagor Room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Special Advisor on Public Information...

2014-03-31 08:28:35

Sae-A continues to invest in community, as S&H School will provide more than 400 Haitian students with free first-class education CARACOL, Haiti, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sae-A Foundation, the philanthropic arm of leading global apparel manufacturer and exporter Sae-A Trading, formally celebrated the opening of its new S&H School in Haiti on Wednesday, March 26, further contributing to the country's post-earthquake reconstruction efforts. The school, down the road from Sae-A's...

2014-03-29 12:20:40

ARLINGTON, Va., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Somalia to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140329/PH93727LOGO) The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes the Puntland and Somaliland states and Somalia's largest cities such as Mogadishu,...

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-03-28 16:21:24

- Ecopetrol America Inc. placed bids partnering with Murphy Exploration and Production Company -USA and Venari Offshore LLC BOGOTA, Colombia, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announces that its U.S. affiliate (Ecopetrol America Inc.) placed the most competitive bids for 11 blocks in the "Central Planning Area Lease Sale 231" round held in New Orleans on March 19, as disclosed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the...

2014-03-28 08:25:33

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TelexFREE today attempted to clarify what it believes to be a case of mistaken identity arising from an action by the Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/PH93064LOGO TelexFREE is a telecommunications company that in February 2014 booked 10,859,669 minutes of VOIP calls internationally, 15,275 of them terminating in Rwanda (less than one tenth of one percent of the company's...

2014-03-28 04:21:18

SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) has received notification from Oil Search (ASX, POMSoX: OSH) of a dispute under the Joint Venture Operating Agreement relating to Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea. We will be responding in accordance with the terms of that agreement. Any proceedings commenced by Oil Search seeking to set aside the transaction completed with Total S.A. (Paris: FP, NYSE: TOT)...

2014-03-27 23:22:40

Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ award-winning special economic zone, today announces 2014 plans for a focus on global commodities companies seeking to curb escalating operational costs in order to become more profitable. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ award-winning special economic zone, today announces 2014 plans for a focus on global commodities companies seeking to curb escalating...

2014-03-27 16:23:39

"Like nowhere else, all in one place and so close" NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nineteen cities around the world, seven of them located in Ecuador, will see giant 19-foot letters appear on April 1 at 9 a.m. ET in emblematic places. These letters, put together, will make up the phrase "ALL YOU NEED IS ECUADOR", the slogan of an ambitious tourism campaign that highlights the unmatched supply of tourism attractions this South American country has to offer. This initial...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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