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2009-04-16 16:48:00

GILBERTON, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi concern that limits on greenhouse gas emissions will drive down demand for crude oil shows dramatically that Americans can break the grip of the OPEC cartel on our economy, according to domestic energy developer, John W. Rich Jr. With crude oil prices rising and with the summer driving season approaching, Saudi Arabia, the world's leading oil producer, tipped its hand this month, speaking out against international efforts to limit carbon dioxide...

2009-03-31 06:00:00

Company plans prototype installation to commence late Summer 2009, full field-test in 2010 BOSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- General Synfuels International (GSI) today announced the successful completion of engineering design on the company's patented technology to recover hydrocarbons from oil shale through a breakthrough, environmentally-low-impact and energy-self-sustainable gasification process. In addition, said Luis F. Lugo, CEO of Earth Search Sciences, Inc., engineering on and...

2009-03-17 10:55:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL), the integrated energy and chemicals company, will present at the 37th Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans on Wednesday, 25 March 2009 at 3:55 pm CDT. A copy of the presentation materials will be made available on the investor centre portion of the Sasol website a www.sasol.com earlier on the same day. The presentation will not be webcast. For more information, please contact Sasol Investor...

2009-03-09 00:17:00

Comprehensive additional information is available on our website: www.sasol.com JOHANNESBURG, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solid performance in deteriorating markets Operating profit up 53% to R21,5 billion Headline earnings per share up 51% to R21,92 Oil hedge cushions the impact of sharp decline in oil prices Strong balance sheet - gearing lower at 2% Overall group production volumes up Oryx GTL, Arya Sasol Polymers ramp up production Competition law compliance under review...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Energix Research, Inc. has successfully produced liquid fuels from natural gas with a process that is more efficient -- ultimately reducing capital cost and enabling mobility. Energix Research's (http://www.EnergixResearch.com) tests indicate that its technology enables the entire gas-to-liquids (GTL) process to consume a lower percentage of the energy in the gas source and, due to the lower capital costs, the overall cost of production can be very...

2009-01-29 08:38:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new research report from NanoMarkets, a leading industry analyst firm based here, global demand for catalysts used in the refining industry is set to grow to about $3.7 billion in 2011 and then go on to reach $4.8 billion in 2015, as the price of petroleum begins to increase once more under new inflationary economic pressures and environmental demands. Additional details about the report can be found on the firm's website at...

2009-01-08 08:30:00

Share Codes: JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At around 10h30 today a road tanker, in a loading bay at the Sasol Solvents plant in Germiston, caught fire resulting in an explosion. The fire was quickly contained and then extinguished. One injury was sustained, a possible broken ankle, and the patient is currently being treated in hospital. The cause of the fire is not yet known and is being investigated. For more information, please...

2008-11-12 06:00:17

Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into gasoline and other fuels, today commented on potential benefits from the Obama administration's emphasis on developing renewable energy sources. Industry observers forecast that legislation may come early next year to speed a transition to an economy fueled by renewable energy sources. Independence from foreign oil has been a goal of the United States since the...

2008-11-03 12:00:22

Rentech, Inc. (AMEX:RTK) today announced its conference schedule for November 2008. November 17, 2008 United States Army Energy Forum/Industry Day Lansdowne, Virginia Attendee: Jim McVaney, Vice President of Government Affairs About Rentech, Inc. Rentech, Inc. (www.rentechinc.com), incorporated in 1981, provides clean energy solutions. The Rentech Process is a patented and proprietary technology that converts synthesis gas from biomass and fossil resources into hydrocarbons...

2008-10-29 06:00:23

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Consol Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CNX) (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania) has reported a third-quarter 2008 profit of $90.1 million, up from a $5.4 million deficit in the same period last year. The increase is attributed to higher coal prices, totaling $751 million in sales compared with $615 million year over year. The average price of coal was $51.07 per ton for the third quarter, up $10.79 per ton, or 27%, over last year. "From an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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