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2009-12-07 07:30:00

DALLAS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation and BigStar Entertainment, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BGST) have voted to enter the Synthetic Fuels industry through the acquisition by BGST of the assets and operations of USA Synthetic Fuel Corporation (USASF). The transaction, involving an exchange of shares between the respective parties, has been approved by both Boards of Directors and is expected to close prior to year end. Concurrent with the...

2009-12-03 07:26:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) has published a newsletter from its CFO - Christine Ramon - aimed at the investment community, on its website at: http://www.sasol.com/sasol_internet/frontend/navigation.jsp?navid=5600002&rootid=3 The newsletter includes a brief project update to the market following on the trading statement issued this afternoon. For more information, please contact the Sasol Investor Relations team. The Sasol Investor...

2009-12-03 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 1. Introduction Sasol's (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) financial results for the year ended 30 June 2009 were characterised by the dramatic decline and volatility in oil and commodity prices. Headline earnings per share for the first half of the 2009 financial year were at a record high of R21,92 while the second six months realised only R3,50. Oil prices and commodity prices experienced in the 2010 financial year to date are much lower than the peak...

2009-11-24 07:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy crop company Ceres, Inc. announced today that it is working with CHOREN, an international leader in Biomass to Liquids technology, to optimize energy crops for thermochemical conversion to advanced low-carbon biofuels. The two-year bioenergy project is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The thermochemical process does not require enzymes or microorganisms; instead, the biomass is gasified under certain heat...

2009-11-24 05:00:00

PRETORIA, South Africa, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol and Gassnova SF, the Norwegian state-owned enterprise responsible for managing governmental interests related to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria that will enable Sasol to explore the possibility of becoming a participant in the European CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) currently under construction in Norway. The signing of the MoU by...

2009-11-20 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Military Energy, Fuels and Power Sources Market 2009-2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164755/Military-Energy-Fuels-and-Power-Sources-Market-2009-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Our new defence report - Military Energy, Fuels and Power Sources Market 2009-2019 - assesses the evolving opportunities presented by one...

2009-11-20 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) released its annual Sustainable Development Report ("The report") today, Friday, 20 November 2009. The report focuses on Sasol's economic, environmental and social sustainable development performance for the year 2009. The report is published on Sasol's website at www.sasol.com/SDR2009. Sasol Investor Relations Tel.: +27 11 441 3113 / 3745 / 3321 investor.relations@sasol.com About Sasol:...

2009-10-14 08:28:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) announced today that Dr Benny Mokaba has resigned as director of Sasol Limited with effect from 14 October and will leave the employment of the company on 1 January 2010. However, Dr Mokaba has agreed to make some of his time available in 2010 to render consultancy services to Sasol on selected projects. The Sasol chief executive, Pat Davies said, "I would like to thank Benny for his contribution...

2009-10-12 05:32:00

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol's (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2009, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards, have been issued and have been posted on the Sasol website at www.sasol.com. An abridged report will not be published as the information previously published in the preliminary report is unchanged. Copies of the annual report will be sent to holders of securities and the JSE...

2009-09-03 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The gas-to-liquids (GTL) business is involved in the chemical conversion of stranded natural gas feedstocks to liquid products such as transportation fuels and chemicals. Insofar as beneficial processing of the world's huge resource base of stranded natural gas is concerned, GTL processing is a relatively recent R&D focus of the petrochemical industry. Development of commercial-scale GTL plants, utilizing stranded natural gas is a relatively recent...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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