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2013-07-18 12:22:16

DUBLIN, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kn736l/offshore_drilling) has announced the addition of the "Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa to 2016 - Pre-Salt Potential in West Africa and Significant Gas Finds Off the East African Coast Driving Exploration Activity" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kn736l/offshore_drilling ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-07-09 16:24:13

- Manufacturing Plant to Produce State of the Art Food Safety and Security Storage Warehousing Systems ACCRA, Ghana, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Ghana and Blumberg Grain have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the undertaking of the company's West Africa Manufacturing Plant and Export Hub, which the government of Ghana is proposing to be located in the northern regions of Ghana. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/FL44471-a...

2013-05-22 20:20:11

-- FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL YEAR GAAP NET INCOME OF $40.4 MILLION ($1.11 PER DILUTED SHARE) AND $130.1 MILLION ($3.57 PER DILUTED SHARE) HOUSTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the March 2013 quarter of $40.4 million, or $1.11 per diluted share, compared to net income of $14.2 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes special items and asset disposition...

2013-03-14 20:20:49

HOUSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) For the 2012 fourth quarter, VAALCO reported a net loss attributable to VAALCO of $18.9 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $8.7 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2011. For the year ended December 31, 2012,...

2013-02-14 16:24:27

HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday February 16th, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith, a Houston-area obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) and founder of Complete Women's Care Center, will make her first trip to the West African country of Sierra Leone. Dr. Hardwick-Smith will make the trek in conjunction with the Texas based West Africa Fistula Foundation (WAFF), to help bring an end to the devastating effects of Obstetric Fistula. (Photo:...

2013-02-04 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the December 2012 quarter of $36.4 million or $1.00 per diluted share compared to net income of $25.5 million or $0.70 per diluted share in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes asset disposition effects and special items, was $42.6 million or $1.17 per diluted share for the December 2012 quarter, an increase of $14.8 million or $0.41 per diluted share over the...

2013-01-28 08:23:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunergy, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQB:SNEY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Garrett Hale as President, CEO and Director. Mr. Hale replaces Larry Max Bigler as Interim President and CEO and Mr. Bigler continues to serve as Director and Chairman of The Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Bigler joined Sunergy in August of 2012 and assumed the duties of Interim President and CEO until a suitable full time President and CEO could be installed....

2012-12-12 12:23:31

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Innocent Chukwuma as representative for West Africa, serving Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Chukwuma will be based in the Ford Foundation's office in Lagos and will oversee all of the foundation's work in the region. Chukwuma is a globally-renowned advocate for human rights and good governance as well as a leading scholar on police and criminal...

2012-12-07 08:21:13

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTC: DOLV) a diamond development company focused on its mining projects in West Africa's Baimbawai Pool on the Sewa River in Sierra Leone commented today on the growing economic opportunities in the mining industry. Sierra Leone is considered one of the most stable countries on the African continent. It has a thriving democracy along with a growing economy and the investment climate is booming. Sierra Leone's coast has fertile seas,...

2012-12-06 08:21:40

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced its 2013 capital program and guidance, and provided updates to the fourth quarter of 2012. Total capital expenditures are estimated at $3.9 billion for the year. The capital program allocates 60 percent to onshore U.S., six percent to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, 15 percent to West Africa and 10 percent to the Eastern Mediterranean. Global exploration and appraisal activity is expected to...


Latest West Africa Reference Libraries

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

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2009-04-07 15:38:01

The Bearded Barbet (Lybius dubius) is a species of bird that is found in tropical west Africa. It is found mostly in trees around wooded country and also gardens. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. The adult is 10.25 inches in length. It is fairly plump, has a short neck and a large head. The tail is somewhat short. It has a black crown, back, tail and breast band. The throat and belly are red and the rump is white. There is a yellow eye patch....

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2008-05-01 00:06:09

The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat stretching from Nigeria to the Congo. The Reedfish has a maximum total length of 36 inches. It lives in slow-moving, brackish, warm water, and it can breathe air using a modified swimbladder which it uses like a pair of lungs. This organ means...

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2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

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2007-03-30 00:34:17

Steatocranus (Boulenger, 1899) is a small genus of rheophilic cichlid fish endemic to the Congo River, although one species, Steatocranus irevinei, occurs in West Africa. The genus currently includes 9 species, all of which have relatively reduced swim bladder function. The name Steatocranus refers to the fatty deposit on the forehead of most species. Two species, Steatocranus casuarius (also known as the Lionhead, Blockhead or Humphead) and Steatocranus tinanti are relatively common in the...

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