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2008-07-01 09:01:02

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On June 12, the government of Mendoza province in southeastern Argentina authorized the Polipetrol processing plant, located in Lujan de Cuyo's Provincial Industrial Park, to resume operation 20 days after its closure. The facility, which is located near Repsol YPF's (NYSE:REP) (Madrid, Spain) 107,000 barrel-per-day Lujan de Cuyo Refinery, is operated by Polipetrol S.A, (Lujan de Cuyo) and develops industrial fuel oil used by...

2008-07-01 00:14:20

MADRID, Spain, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Petroleum Congress -- Driven by the increasing demand and rising costs for energy worldwide, Repsol YPF and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) today announced research results using IBM supercomputers powered by the Cell Broadband Engine(TM) as the standard for future hydrocarbon exploration. The preliminary findings show IBM(R) BladeCenter(R) QS22 supercomputers, powered by the IBM PowerXCell(TM) 8i processor, enable searching for...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) Chairman and President, William A. Petty, is pleased to announce that Franklin has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Cherokee Oil & Gas, Inc., Tulsa, OK and General Turbine Systems, Inc., Houston, TX to provide oil rigs in Bolivia, Colombia and Brazil. Franklin Oil & Gas, Bolivia S.A. has offered four rigs to YPFB (Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos), Bolivia's national petroleum company. Another three rigs have been...

2008-06-16 09:01:06

UK-based gas company BG Group has announced another new oil discovery in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil. The Guara exploration well discovered oil within the BM-S-9 concession area. This is the second discovery within the BM-S-9 concession area where the BG Group holds a 30% interest, along with operator Petrobras with a 45% stake and Repsol YPF Brasil with a 25% interest. The Guara exploration well is BG Group's fifth consecutive drilling success in the deep water Santos Basin since...

2008-06-16 06:00:33

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Tarragona Refinery (Tarragona, Spain), owned by Repsol YPF, S.A. (NYSE:REP) (Madrid, Spain), underwent an unplanned turnaround caused by a fire in a section of a hydrocracker furnace last week. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/showNews.jsp?newsitemID=134336, or browse other breaking industrial news stories at...

2006-08-28 17:27:09

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - President Evo Morales on Monday replaced the head of Bolivia's state oil company YPFB, who had faced accusations of corruption months after he was appointed to the post. The Bolivian leader named Juan Carlos Ortiz, a top YPFB official, to take over from Jorge Alvarado. Ortiz previously worked for foreign energy companies including Brazil's Petrobras, the biggest investor in Bolivia's gas and oil industry, analysts said. The corruption scandal has...

2006-05-11 00:26:09

By Helen Popper LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Brazilian energy chiefs agreed on Wednesday to start thrashing out new contracts with Bolivian officials in their first meeting since President Evo Morales nationalized Bolivia's energy industry. Brazil's state oil company Petrobras -- the biggest investor in Bolivian oil and gas -- has talked tough over the government's sweeping nationalization which hands control of gas fields to state oil company YPFB and raises taxes. But following a...

2006-05-04 14:32:40

PUERTO IGUAZU, Argentina (Reuters) - The presidents of Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela are working on an accord to guarantee natural gas supplies following the Bolivian government's nationalization of its energy sector, Brazil's foreign minister said on Thursday. A three-hour emergency summit of the four leaders dealt with gas prices and supply issues, minister Celso Amorim told reporters as the leaders headed into lunch. "We are working on a document in which the most...

2006-05-04 14:15:37

By Raymond Colitt PUERTO IGUAZU, Argentina (Reuters) - South American leftist leaders held an emergency summit on Thursday to manage the fallout of Bolivia's nationalization of its natural gas industry that has raised fears of higher energy costs in the region. Bolivia's President Evo Morales met his ally, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, who backs the move, and the leaders of his country's top gas markets, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil and Nestor Kirchner of Argentina, who want him...

2006-05-01 21:08:13

By Carlos Alberto Quiroga LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - President Evo Morales ordered the military to occupy Bolivia's natural gas fields on Monday after nationalizing the industry and threatening to expel foreign companies that do not recognize state control. Bolivia has the second-largest natural gas reserves in South America after Venezuela, and disputes over how the impoverished country should manage those riches have sparked several popular revolts since 2003. Morales became...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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