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2008-08-15 09:00:57

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 15, 2008) - Canadian Superior Energy Inc. ("Canadian Superior" or the "Company") (TSX:SNG)(AMEX:SNG) is pleased to announce its financial and operating results for the three months ("Q2 2008") and six months ended June 30, 2008. Recent highlights: - Canadian Superior as Operator of the "Intrepid" Block 5(c) offshore Trinidad announced a significant natural gas discovery with the drilling and production testing of its "Bounty" exploration well. The...

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Qatargas has reported the loading of liquefied natural gas into the Al Gharrafa Q-Flex tanker at Atlantic LNG's Point Fortin terminal on the island of Trinidad in the West Indies. This marks the first time that a Q-Flex tanker has been loaded outside of Ras Laffan, Qatar. The vessel was sub-chartered by Sempra LNG Shipping and is being used by Sempra to carry a maintenance cargo of approximately 135,000 cubic meters to its Energia Costa Azul facility on the west coast of Mexico, near...

2008-08-13 09:01:04

Canadian Superior Energy Inc. ("Canadian Superior") (TSX: SNG)(AMEX: SNG) as Operator of the "Intrepid" Block 5(c) offshore Trinidad announced today that it has made a significant natural gas discovery with the drilling and production testing of its "Bounty" exploration well. The "Bounty" exploration well was drilled to a total depth of approximately 17,360 feet and encountered gas bearing horizons with the main targeted zone in the well encountering approximately 200 feet of pay. Initial...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

"I can't think of anything more meaningful than to possess a unique expertise and be willing to provide that talent freely to others who are in dire need. This is a notion that is core to our corporate values," said Impulse Monitoring CEO, Gene Cattarina in response to learning of his team's successful support of surgeries in Trinidad performed by orthopedic surgeon, Vincent Arlet, MD and anesthesiologist, Thomas N. Pajewski, MD, PhD. Impulse Monitoring, Inc. (IMI) is a leading provider of...

2008-07-09 09:00:54

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Challenger Energy Corp. ("Challenger") (TSX VENTURE:CHQ)(AMEX:CHQ), along with its partners Canadian Superior Energy Inc. ("Canadian Superior") (TSX:SNG)(AMEX:SNG), and BG International Limited ("BG"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the BG Group plc (LSE:BG.L), announced today they have unanimously agreed to case and conduct flow testing on the "Bounty" well located approximately 65 miles off the east coast of the island of Trinidad. The...

2008-03-12 06:00:40

Independent oil and gas firm TXCO Resources has increased its Fort Trinidad field-area holdings in east Texas through a $19.6 million acquisition of additional acreage and reserves. Through separate transactions with several private parties, the company has increased its Fort Trinidad holdings to 36,498 gross acres or 20,526 net acres. Prior to the acquisition, TXCO held interests in approximately 18,000 gross acres or 8,000 net acres. The acquisition includes 8.1 billion cubic feet...

2007-07-31 20:18:30

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- A mud-spewing fissure in the ocean floor has given birth to a tiny Caribbean island and is posing a threat to small boats. The island, breaching a few inches above the ocean's surface and stretching 500 feet long, was discovered recently roughly five miles northeast of Trinidad, said Roderick Stewart, a seismologist at the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine. An advisory has been issued for small boats, which could lose buoyancy because of gas bubbling up...

2007-02-08 06:00:00

OTAHEITE, Trinidad _ When Ramos Ramdeo gazes at the water off this southern fishing village, he sees more than the crystal blue color, choppy waves and one of the world's richest shrimp spawning grounds. He sees his livelihood. It's the kind of livelihood that has defined fisherman Ramdeo's existence for much of his 60 years _ and the kind that does not include an aluminum smelter and other industrial plants on a man-made, 3,500-acre island offshore. That's what Prime Minister Patrick...

2007-01-16 21:00:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nucor Corporation announced today that the heat up of the direct reduced iron ("DRI") facility, Nu-Iron Unlimited, commenced on December 5, 2006, followed by the start-up of DRI production on December 30, 2006. This DRI facility is located in Point Lisas, Trinidad. In the second week of production, the Nu- Iron team completed a five-day performance test surpassing an average production of 220 tons per hour, achieving excellent...

2006-12-14 09:00:20

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast is officially introducing itself to Colorado Springs and Trinidad residents who previously were served by Adelphia Cable with the unveiling of new signs and logos on its buildings, service vehicles and employee uniforms. Today's announcement is another step in the transition following the August 1 acquisition of former Adelphia Cable systems. "We are excited to unveil the Comcast brand in Colorado Springs and Trinidad," said Jim...


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White-winged Vampire Bat, Diaemus youngi
2012-07-17 11:03:45

The white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi) is the only species in the genus Diaemus. Its range extends from Mexico into southern Argentina, and includes Isla Margarita and the islands of Trinidad. Approximately thirty bats were found in a hollow tree in Trinidad, and one individual was found in a well-lit cave with two other species of bats. The white-winged vampire bat is so named because of the white tips located on each wing, and these are easily seen when the bat is in flight. These...

2012-06-18 09:52:43

Symbol: ASPU8 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:52:44

Symbol: ASPUP6 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-18 09:52:57

Symbol: ASPUG Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis
2012-04-02 16:35:00

The Bat Falcon, (Falco rufigularis), is a species of bird of prey found in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad. It was formerly known as Falco albigularis. Its habitats are open woodlands and forest clearings. The adult female Bat Falcon measures 12 inches in length while the male is smaller, at 9 inches. The adult has a black back, head and tail. The throat, upper breast and neck sides are creamy white, the lower breast and belly is black, finely barred white, and the thighs...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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