Monthly Archives: November 2011

BioPower Systems Awarded $5 Million from Victorian Government

SYDNEY, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), today announced that the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon. Michael O’Brien MP, has awarded the company conditional funding support of $5 million und…  More »

Global Industries, Ltd. Shareholders Approve Technip S.A. Merger

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBL) announced today that, at a special meeting held today in Houston, Texas, its shareholders voted to approve the proposed merger of an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Tech…  More »

China Green Agriculture, Inc. to Hold 2011 Annual Shareholders Meeting on December 9, 2011

XI’AN, China, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — China Green Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE: CGA; “China Green Agriculture” or the “Company”), a producer and distributor of humic acid based compound fertilizers, blended fertilizers, organic compound…  More »

FMC Technologies lands Chevron contract in Australia

Houston’s FMC Technologies has won a contract to supply subsea equipment for a Chevron offshore project in Australia.  More »

LS Power Completes Financing for West Deptford Energy Station

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –LS Power Group announced today that West Deptford Energy Holdings, LLC has completed financing for the construction of its 738 megawatt (nominal) natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generating facility in West Deptford…  More »

API, lawmaker square off over industry job claims

The oil and gas industry’s largest trade group is going head to head with one of Big Oil’s most outspoken critics in Congress. The face off pits Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., against Jack Gerard, the president of the American Petroleum Institute. The pair are tangling over API’s prediction that the U.S. could add 1 million jobs over the next seven years if more federal lands and waters were opened for drilling.  More »

Shrimpers, crabbers offered more spill money

On Wednesday, Kenneth Feinberg, who is overseeing payments from a $20 billion compensation fund for victims of the 2010 oil spill, said he would offer shrimpers and crabbers four times their documented losses in 2010 to settle their claims against BP.  More »

Northern Offshore Announces Exercise of Contract Options for Jackup Energy Endeavour

HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, has received a early declaration from Maersk Olie og Gas AS (“Maersk”) exercising both of the remaini…  More »

LDK Solar Announces Plan to Issue RMB3,000,000,000 Notes

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (“LDK Solar”) (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that it plans to issue an aggregate principle amount of…  More »

LDK Solar Announces Plan to Issue RMB3,000,000,000 Notes

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (“LDK Solar”) (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that it plans to issue an aggregate principle amount of…  More »

Oil settles above $100 a barrel on bank plan

Wednesday’s price increases indicate that many oil traders think oil demand will grow as more money flows through the banking system.  More »

High Stakes for Pensioners, Retirees in Washington’s Tax Showdown

With a wide range of benefits facing the chopping block as federal lawmakers continue debate over the deficit reduction, current and soon-to-be retirees are legitimately concerned about their future welfare. Beyond Washington, other means for retirement such as pension funds also face very daunting challenges over the next 20 years in funding their commitments. But […]  More »
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