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2014-05-21 08:23:56

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Talisman Group, LLC, a private investment firm, today announced that it has withdrawn its nomination of Jason T. Kalisman for election to the Board of Directors of Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) at the Company's May 22, 2014, Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Talisman is pleased to support the election of William D. Lancaster, a management nominee previously proposed by Talisman, and urges Endeavour's shareholders to...

2011-03-08 06:05:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol's (NYSE: SSL) senior management will host a conference call for investors and analysts at 4pm (SA) to discuss the announcement and answer questions. For conference call details please see below: Replay Numbers Time Number (Passcode: 4423060#) SA 16:00 0800 991 276 www.sasol.com UK 14:00 +44 20 7 190 1232 +44 20 7154 2833 US...

2010-08-03 07:46:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC) ("Ecopetrol" or the "Company") and the Canadian company Talisman reached an agreement today with BP to acquire its affiliate company in Colombia, BP Exploration Company Colombia Limited, owner of all the company's interests and business in Colombia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) The US$1,750 million dollar...

2009-04-29 09:00:00

CEO and Board Urged to Respect Indigenous Rights CALGARY, Canada, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amazon Watch will address the CEO and board of directors of Talisman Energy at the company's Annual Meeting today calling on the company to keep its promise to respect indigenous peoples' rights to approve or deny any oil project on their territories. At the request of the Achuar authorities, Amazon Watch is urging the company to withdraw from Achuar territory in the Peruvian Amazon. "The...

2009-04-16 17:00:00

BOGOTA, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Through its Supreme Decree 035-2009-EM, dated April 16, 2009, the Peruvian government authorized Perupuerto S.A. to enter into a License Agreement with Talisman (Peru) Ltd, Peruvian branch, and Ecopetrol del Peru, S.A. for hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation in Block 158 located in Peru. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) Block 158 is comprised of 272,250 hectares and is located between the provinces...

2008-09-04 06:00:21

Talisman Energy, an upstream oil and gas company, has appointed James Fraser as senior vice president of the eastern division for North American operations, effective September 17, 2008. Mr Fraser brings over 30 years of exploration and production industry experience and has held roles in production, reservoir engineering, business development and new venture areas. He has a background in unconventional resource play development and operations acquired via tenures in the Rockies, the San...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'