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2011-05-31 06:55:00

HOUSTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today a discovery at the Santiago exploration prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The well, located in 6,500 feet of water on Mississippi Canyon Block 519, was drilled to a total depth of approximately 18,920 feet. Open-hole logging identified approximately 60 feet of oil pay in a high-quality Miocene reservoir. Noble Energy is the operator at Santiago with a 23.25 percent working interest. Santiago is the...

2011-03-24 16:34:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- Energy featured prominently in talks held by US president Barack Obama during his tour of Latin America on 18-23 March. But Obama's messages appeared mixed at times, and discussions with countries such as Brazil and Chile overlooked the potentially key role that natural gas can play in the region, according to the international energy reporting service Argus. While in Brasilia, Obama gave notice that the US would become a major...

2011-02-28 15:21:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that it has received an approved permit to resume drilling at the Santiago prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Well operations were suspended in June 2010 as a result of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling moratorium. Santiago is a middle Miocene amplitude prospect on Mississippi Canyon Block 519. Noble Energy is the operator with a 23.25 percent working interest. Located in 6,500 feet of water,...

2011-02-08 12:30:00

BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pardon our growth! JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), Boston's go-to airline for serving today's travelers' needs, is at it again with the announcement of two new nonstop destinations - Portland, Ore. and Santiago, D.R. Seasonal service to Portland International Airport (PDX) will begin May 26, 2011 and on Friday, June 17 JetBlue will begin the only nonstop service from Boston's Logan (BOS) to Santiago Cibao International Airport (STI) three times weekly,...

2010-11-02 17:19:00

National festival reaches 145,000 people, including President Sebastian Pinera SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nation marked by tragedy and suffering in the past several months, Chile Festival 2010 with world evangelists Luis Palau and son Andrew Palau brought encouragement and hope to the region this past week, October 25-30. The festival, which took place in Santiago and Vina del Mar, reached more than 145,000 people through live events and millions more through...

2010-09-27 10:07:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum selling band, Incubus (Epic Records) are scheduled to headline a special benefit show on Friday, October 8th in Santiago, Chile to help raise money for the families of the 33 Chilean miners who became trapped underground in mid-August. While rescue efforts are currently underway, the mining company has unfortunately been forced to file for bankruptcy, meaning that while the miners await their rescue, they are not being paid their wages,...

2010-05-17 10:01:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BELFOR, the world's leading property restoration company, announced today the opening of its Santiago, Chile, office, which will function as the company's Latin American headquarters. In the time since the devastating earthquake that rocked the coastal nation in March, BELFOR has coordinated operations through the Santiago office, assisting several businesses with the repair of their facilities for resumed operations. "The Santiago office will...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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