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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2008) - InterOil Corporation (TSX:IOL) (AMEX:IOC) (POMSoX:IOC), a Canadian company with operations in Papua New Guinea confirmed today that it is on track to meet its projected earnings for the third quarter of 2008.
Eni and the government of Papua New Guinea have signed a long-term partnership agreement to pursue the sustainable development of Papua New Guinea's hydrocarbon resources.
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Drilling, Inc. today announced the appointment of Robert M. Wohleber to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wohleber also has been appointed to serve on the Company's Audit Committee. Mr.
McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR) today reported on the status of its operations following Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, which impacted Gulf of Mexico operations prior to making landfall on the coasts of Louisiana and Texas on September 1, 2008 and September 13, 2008, respectively.
THE CHAIR of the Super Fund Board, David May, boasts that the fund invests responsibly and upholds New Zealand's reputation as a good global citizen.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today declares the following quarterly cash dividends payable on November 1, 2008 to holders of record as of October 15, 2008: -- $0.50 per share of FCX's Common Stock (NYSE: FCX).
Airport in Papua, Indonesia, resumes operation after bomb blast JAKARTA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- An Indonesian international airport in Timika of Papua province was back to normal operation under a tight security after a bomb explosion on Sunday night near the airport, a paper reported Monday.
Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Jakarta: A small mortar shell exploded Thursday [11 September] near a US copper and gold mine operated by Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold Inc.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that a small scale failure encompassing approximately 75,000 tonnes of material occurred at the Grasberg open pit operated by its 90.6% owned subsidiary PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI). There were no injuries or property damage.
By Nick Clark The Norwegian government has launched an unprecedented attack on the UK mining giant Rio Tinto, selling a 500m holding in the company after accusing it of "grossly unethical conduct" relating to environmental damage.
Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.