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2010-06-02 13:23:00

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An additional forty-five (45) UCAP Green Industry Certification Program (GICP) participants will graduate, bringing the total number of graduates to eighty-five (85) since November 2009. The Graduation Ceremony will be Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center - 4400 Shell Street - Capitol Heights, MD 20743, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The invited guest speaker is Linda Sorrento, Director of Education...

2009-06-24 11:47:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to Memphis today, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announced five grant competitions, totaling $500 million, to fund projects that prepare workers for green jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries. "Emerging green jobs are creating opportunities for workers to enter careers that offer good wages and pathways to long term job growth and prosperity," said Secretary Solis. "Workers receiving training...

2009-04-28 14:53:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned energy expert Matt Simmons will discuss the sobering state of the oil and gas industry -- from the natural gas glut to the Obama Administration's energy policy and the growing talent vacuum -- in a special Oil and Gas Investor presentation on Thursday, April 30, 10 a.m. CDT, from his remarks at the "Strategies for High Performance in Volatile Times" conference. To register and learn more about this webinar, visit OilandGasInvestor.com at the link...

2009-03-06 08:00:00

HOUSTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EOR) today announced the activation of the Crossroads # 202 well at the Company's wholly owned Crossroads Siluro-Devonian Unit in Lea County, New Mexico. The Crossroads # 202 activation is currently producing 20+ BOPD and is one of a series of capital expenditure projects targeted to increase the Company's daily oil and gas production. Since the Company's acquisition of the Crossroads Siluro-Devonian Unit the...

2008-11-06 18:00:18

National Fuel Gas Company ("National Fuel" or the "Company") (NYSE:NFG) today announced consolidated earnings for its fiscal year and fourth quarter ended September 30, 2008, of $268.7 million or $3.18 per share, and $43.3 million or $0.52 per share, respectively. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS -- Operating results before items impacting comparability ("Operating Results") for the fiscal year of $3.17 per share were up over 40% from the prior year, an increase of $0.91 per share. Increased...

2008-08-14 12:00:49

PrimeEnergy Corporation announced today the following unaudited results for the periods ended June 30, 2008 and 2007: Three Months Ended June Six Months Ended June 30, 30, 2008 2007 2008 2007 ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- Revenues $45,506,000 $36,111,000 $85,303,000 $64,432,000 Net Income $ 3,928,000 $2,713,000$ 6,549,000 $ 5,947,000 Basic Earnings Per Common Share $ 1.28 $ 0.85$...

2008-07-27 15:00:39

Generally for first 6 months of 2008, the industrial output value at 1994 constant prices was estimated increasing by 16.5% against same period last year, of which state owned sector grew by 6.9% (central management rose by 9.5%, local management fell by 0.8%); non-state sector increased by 22.3% and FDI sector by 17.4% (oil and gas fell by 7.9%, others rose by 20.1%). Of the total value, the manufacturing grew by 18.1% over same period last year; the mining fell by 4.2% due to 7.9% decrease...

2008-07-15 12:00:53

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER GREENSBORO -- Peter Kauber didn't want to frighten anyone on Saturday. Instead, Kauber aimed to get enough of his audience uncomfortable with worldwide oil supply challenges to go home and do their own research. "I am not hoping that peak oil comes true," Kauber told people gathered in a room at the Kathleen Clay Edwards library. "Nobody in my community hopes it comes true." The concept of peak oil -- the point at which the rate of global oil production reaches its...

2006-02-26 18:04:13

By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO (Reuters) - A group of Canadian academics worry that post-9/11 fears of bioterrorism will undermine legitimate scientific work and they want to set up a global advisory group that will act as a watchdog to prevent science being misused to produce biological weapons. "Bioterrorists require darkness to succeed," said Peter Singer, director of the Joint Center for Bioethics at the University of Toronto, which published a report calling for global network of...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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