Monthly Archives: March 2012

EU rule may drive out hedge funds

Revised regulation could make the industry unviable if adopted because of requirements for operational safeguards that are higher than required of retail investment funds  More »

Norway OKs Martin Linge Field with Warning

The Norwegian govt approved development of the Total-operated Martin Linge field, although the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Agency warned that the co’s current well design is “not robust enough”.  More »

Brazil spots new oil leak as safety worries rise

BRASILIA, March 31 (Reuters) – Brazilian authorities identified a small oil leak off the shores of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, the latest in a series of spills that has raised safety concerns over the development of some of the world’s largest petroleu…  More »

Weatherford legt Preis für Senior-Notes-Angebot fest

GENF, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Weatherford International Ltd., ein von Steuerbefreiungen auf den Bermudas profitierendes Unternehmen (“Weatherford Bermuda”) und Tochtergesellschaft der schweizerischen Aktiengesellschaft Weatherford International…  More »

Sheraton Phoenix,Westin join earth hour push

If it gets a little dark this Saturday night for visitors at the Sheraton or the Westin in downtown Phoenix, it’s not a power outage. It’s a simple move to conserve energy. Both hotels are among a growing number of businesses joining Earth Hour 2012, an effort to bring awareness on energy efficiency techniques. The hotels will turn off non-essential lights at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. For both, the effort is part of a larger effort by its parent company Starwood …  More »

Muslim Brotherhood aims for Egyptian presidency

The candidacy of Khairat al-Shater, the group’s deputy leader, is likely to escalate its confrontation with the country’s military rulers  More »

CleanEquity Monaco 2012 – Premi

MONACO, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CleanEquity Monaco, il forum per le societ emergenti nel settore cleantech, quest’anno stata organizzata in modo congiunto da Innovator Capital Ltd e dal Nobel Sustainability Trust. La conferenza si chiusa venerd 30 marzo…  More »

CleanEquity Monaco 2012 – Preisverleihung

MONACO, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CleanEquity Monaco, das Forum fr aufstrebende Cleantech-Unternehmen, wurde in diesem Jahr gemeinsam von Innovator Capital Ltd und dem Nobel Sustainability Trust prsentiert. Die Konferenz wurde am Freitag, den 30. Mrz mit einer…  More »

Weatherford kündigt Emission vorrangiger Anleihen an

GENF, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Weatherford International Ltd., eine sg. Bermuda Exempted Company (“Weatherford Bermuda”) und eine Tochtergesellschaft von Weatherford International Ltd., eine Schweizer Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE: WFT) (“Weatherford…  More »

Swiss arrest warrants anger Germany

Selling confidential client information is a serious crime in Switzerland, which has strict laws on bank secrecy, enforceable by prison sentences  More »

Shale technology seals Houston as Energy Capital coming decade

Energy is going to be as big a deal in this century as it was in the last. As such, being the Energy Capital means a lot for the country and city in which it resides.  America was the economic juggernaut during the 20th century fueled by abundant fossil fuels for the most part. The […]  More »

Clinton: Soon will be clear if Iran is ‘serious’

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that it will soon be clear whether Iran’s leaders are prepared to have a “serious” discussion about the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, according to reports.  More »
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