Monthly Archives: January 2011

Roundup Ready® Alfalfa Returning to U.S. Market

WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions.  This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process un…  More »

Electric car pioneer: In next decade more people will buy EVs than gas-guzzlers

That claim may seem preposterous for the car-crazy United States — but not for Israel. The country expects electric cars to achieve a significant market share in the near future and is preparing its grid to meet demand.  More »

Black Gold Inks Deal With DeLaurentiis Productions for Film About the Tragedy and Injustice That Plagues the Niger Delta

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Award winning Director Jeta Amata has collaborated with thirty year veteran and award winning filmmaker Suzanne DeLaurentiis to produce a feature film called Black Gold: Struggle for the Niger Delta.&#160…  More »

Exxon Mobil sees bigger role for natural gas by 2030

The growth will come primarily from developing nations such as China, where booming economies are lifting living standards. But the environmental impact of greater use will be lessened by efficiency gains and a shift toward less-polluting fuels. (Houston Chronicle file photo/Carlos Javier Sanchez)  More »

Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. and Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. Schedule a Joint Conference Call for Fourth Quarter 2010 Results

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —  Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) and Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P. (NYSE: PVG) today announced that they will separately release their financial results for the fourth quarter of 2010 …  More »

USDA OKs Genuity Roundup Ready Alfalfa for Spring Planting

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa. Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting…  More »

The Laclede Group Names Scott E. Jaskowiak President of Its Laclede Energy Resources Subsidiary

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) today elected Scott E. Jaskowiak to the position of President of The Group’s non-regulated natural gas marketing subsidiary, Laclede Energy Resources,…  More »

KBR 2010 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) will host a conference call on Thursday, February 24, 2011, to discuss fourth quarter financial results. The call will begin at 8:00 AM Central Time (9:00 AM Eastern Time). The press release concerning the…  More »

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Increases Distribution and Reports Earnings for Fourth Quarter 2010

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) (the “Partnership”) today announced net income attributable to owners for the fourth quarter 2010 of $59 million ($1.42 per unit diluted), compared with $54 million ($1.30 pe…  More »

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management Sends Letter to Airgas Board and Management

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — P. Schoenfeld Asset Management sent the following letter to the Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) board of directors today. January 27, 2011   The Board of Directors Airgas, Inc. 259 North Radnor – Chester Roa…  More »

Energy Transfer Announces Cash Distribution for Fourth Quarter of 2010

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) and Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) today announced that the Board of Directors of each Partnership has approved quarterly distributions for the quarter ended December 31, 2010….  More »

FirstEnergy Crews Assisting With Winter Storm Restoration Efforts in Maryland and West Virginia

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent more than 250 employees – including 86 line crews – to Maryland and West Virginia to help restore electrical service to those affected by the heavy …  More »
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