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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...

2014-03-27 08:28:46

BRUSSELS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union has been challenged to admit Romania and Bulgaria to the Schengen Area or risk aiding Russia's territorial ambitions by allowing "gaps to appear in the defenses of Europe." The warning comes from Romanian Liberal MEP Norica Nicolai, who stressed it is time to "show unity in the face of Russia" instead of sending a message of "an East-West divide within the European Union." The latter, she said,...

2014-03-26 20:20:25

Recipient of an Award from Lowe's for 13th Consecutive Year CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) has been awarded the "2013 Platinum Carrier Award" by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., based in Mooresville, N.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121119/MM15928LOGO Steve Palmer, Vice President of Lowe's Transportation, presented the award at the 2014 Lowe's Annual Global Transportation Conference in Wilkesboro, North...

2014-03-26 12:24:19

BOSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball may be America's pastime, but in the Dominican Republic, it's a way of life. Road Scholar's new educational adventure, The Best Baseball in the World: Life and the Great Game in the Dominican Republic, amid the Caribbean coastline, colonial architecture and the welcoming landscape of Santo Domingo, offers the opportunity to experience the game as an element of the Dominican identity. The Dominican Republic sends more baseball...

2014-03-26 08:23:29

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and SINGAPORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) announced that it has completed the acquisition of an additional 1.0536% participating interest in Petroleum Retention License 15. The consideration for the interests was $41.53m, satisfied by the issue of common shares of InterOil. About InterOilInterOil Corporation is an independent oil and gas business with a primary focus on Papua New Guinea and the...

2014-03-26 04:20:31

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neal & Massy Wood Group (NMWG) has been awarded a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver construction services to Atlantic LNG Company of Trinidad and Tobago, the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer in the Western Hemisphere. A joint venture between the Energy division of Neal & Massy Holdings Limited and Wood Group PSN, NMWG will be responsible for project construction activities for Atlantic's four-train...


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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