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Norilsk Nickel and Fortum have called off a deal on the Finnish energy concern buying a stake in Kolenergo, the biggest electricity producer in northwestern Russia, Fortum said Friday.
Under an agreement signed on November 25, 2005 Fortum was to acquire a 24.83% in Kolenergo. The deal would have also strengthened Fortum’s position in Territorial […]
September 17th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks, Nickel
Abbot Group religiously provides services to its oil and gas customers worldwide. The company, primarily through its KCA DEUTAG and Bentec subsidiaries, provides international drilling, well engineering, and wireline services. It offers oil rig design and construction services. Abbot operates a fleet of 45 land drilling rigs and 34 offshore drilling platforms. KCA DEUTAG is […]
July 9th, 2006 – Posted in General
Natural Resource Partners L.P. announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner has declared a fourth quarter 2006 distribution of $0.88 per unit for both NRP and NSP, an increase of $0.03 in its quarterly distribution. This equates to an annualized distribution of $3.52 per unit. The distribution will be paid on […]
January 18th, 2007 – Posted in General
An anti-mining group has accused the Canadian mining firm Toronto Ventures Inc. (TVI) of violating human rights when it allegedly sent security men to beat a couple and destroy the farms of Subanen tribesmen opposing the companyâ€™s operations in Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte. A TVI official denied the allegations.
The Alyansa Tigil Mina (Alliance to Stop Mining […]
July 22nd, 2006 – Posted in General
Nine out of almost 50 oil workers being held hostage at an oil production facility in Nigeria’s southern Niger Delta have escaped, a senior manager at the oil company Agip said on Thursday.
An Agip spokesman in Lagos said the Tebidaba flow station, located deep in the mangrove creeks of Bayelsa state, was still under occupation […]
November 9th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
The rapid expansion of the ethanol industry is helping to boost Asian imports of distillers grain, a byproduct of the alternative fuel used as high-protein livestock feed.
The U.S. Grains Council is working to expand markets for DDGS – or dried distillers grains with solubles – in Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam and China, said Cary […]
December 11th, 2006 – Posted in Alternative Energy
Chevron Corp. reported the most profitable first quarter in its history, earning $5.17 billion, or $2.48 per share, in the first three months of the year, up 10 percent from $4.72 billion, or $2.18 per share, a year earlier. The performance beat the average earnings estimate of $2.41 per share among analysts polled by Thomson Financial.
May 3rd, 2008 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks
A state lawmaker said he hopes to create a national model for balancing wildlife protection and energy development when he introduces a bill laying out guidelines for softening the impact of oil and gas drilling. Supporters say 55 environmental, hunting and fishing groups are behind the proposal.
Democratic Rep. Dan Gibbs of Silverthorne, the sponsor, said wildlife […]
February 6th, 2007 – Posted in General
United Heritage Corporation announced today that it is postponing its annual meeting of shareholders for approximately 30 days. The meeting is expected to take place before March 31, 2007, the end of its fiscal year. The new date and time will be announced when chosen. Safe Harbor
All statements in this press release that are not statements […]
February 18th, 2007 – Posted in General, Press Release
The company, which holds a 20 pct stake in the project, said it released the update in response to enquiries from shareholders in the last few days. Drilling has reached a depth of 2,944 metres below sea level of its planned total depth of about 5,000 metres.
“The Pomboo No. 1 well is in 2,200 metres […]
December 15th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas