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2011-09-21 14:00:00

Lower Natural Gas Prices and Declining Dependence on Imported Natural Gas have Resulted in Increased Production from Shale Gas Resources According to Energy Business Reports Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Oil Sands and shale gas have emerged as sources of unconventional petroleum resources. While Canada is a leader in the oil sands industry, the United States and other countries are catching up and developing oil sands in a bid to upgrade the bitumen source to synthetic crude oil...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

HOUSTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil and Gas Investor magazine and A&D Watch newsletter, both Hart Energy publications, will recognize financial trail-blazers Jack Randall and Ken Dewey with special Lifetime A&D Achievement Awards. The presentation will be made during the 10th annual A&D Strategies and Opportunities Conference on August 30, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. Randall and Dewey pioneered the oil and gas asset transaction-advisory business in 1989 when they formed...

2011-06-15 09:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westmont Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: WMNS) ("Westmont"), announces today that it has completed all requirements and has received final approved for a European Bond funding scheme developed in conjunction with Regency Financial Group Inc ("Regency") of Palm City, Florida. The financing will support Westmont's continued expansion and strengthen the company's growing technology development program. "We are excited about Regency's decision to assist...

2011-05-17 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been selected by both BP and Davy Process Technology Ltd (Davy, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey Plc), to help seek deployment opportunities for the proven BP / Davy Fischer Tropsch process, on a non-exclusive basis. Under the agreement, Jacobs is providing engineering resources to potential licensees. The BP / Davy Fischer Tropsch process transforms syngas into liquid...

2011-05-02 10:51:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Five energy industry leaders - Greg Hill, executive VP and president, worldwide E&P for Hess Corporation, Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO for Continental Resources, Jim Volker, chairman and CEO of Whiting Petroleum, Tom Petrie, vice chairman for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Aubrey McClendon, chairman and CEO of Chesapeake Energy -- will be keynote speakers at Hart Energy's 2nd annual Developing Unconventional Oil (DUO(TM)) conference and...

2011-02-23 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivier Lazare, vice president, new business development for Shell Exploration and Production, and Richard Stoneburner, president and chief operating officer for Petrohawk Energy Corp. - have joined the slate of oil and gas leaders addressing industry executives at Hart Energy's next Developing Unconventional Gas (DUG(TM)) conference, April 18-20, 2011, at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. This year's DUG conference program...

2011-02-08 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYMX), a global energy and gasification technology company that provides products and solutions to the energy and chemicals industries, announced today that William E. Preston has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Global Business Development and Licensing. Mr. Preston will report to Robert Rigdon, President and CEO of SES. Mr. Preston succeeds Donald Bunnell, who will be leaving his executive post at...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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