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The Leading List of Pipeline Engineering Companies

At the Your Oil and Gas Directory we have a list of key Pipeline Engineering compaines, contact details and web-site links. Please visit our extensive http://www.youroilandgasnews.com/directory for more information.  Below find a list of some of the key companies:
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MOTO QTM Global with Windows Mobile 6.1 Now Available from AT&T

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill., 28 August 2008 – Motorola (NYSE:MOT) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the availability of the MOTO Q™ Global with Windows Mobile 6.1, one of the first devices featuring the latest mobile software on sale to the public. Available exclusively to AT&T customers, the new MOTO Q Global has a bold pinstripe design with eye-catching metallic edging and a robust feature set, including Motorola’s patented CrystalTalk™ technology for clear calls, assisted GPS1via the AT&T network for quick, accurate location fixes, and threaded SMS1 for chat-like texting.
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ArcelorMittal and Kalagadi Manganese announce the unconditional participation of ArcelorMittal in Kalagadi Manganese

Johannesburg, 3 September 2008 – Following the announcement on 20 November 2007, in which Kalagadi Manganese and ArcelorMittal announced the finalisation of an agreement confirming the selection of ArcelorMittal as a joint venture partner in developing Kalagadi’s manganese deposits, the Parties have today announced that all conditions precedent to the transaction have been satisfied and the transaction implemented. ArcelorMittal has effected payment of its subscription amount to subscribe for a 50% interest in Kalagadi Manganese. The USD 432.5 million deal will result in the establishment and implementation of the joint venture between Kalahari Resources, Industrial Development Corporation Limited (“IDC”) and ArcelorMittal that will lead to the development in South Africa of:
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Pride International, Inc. Reports All Rigs Accounted for and No Visible Damage to Fleet Following Hurricane Gustav

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

HOUSTON, Sep 3, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today reported that an air reconnaissance effort in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico was completed on September 2 and that its jackup rigs located in or near the path of Hurricane Gustav have been accounted for. The reconnaissance, conducted from a fixed-wing aircraft, found no visible damage to the units. Offshore personnel have begun returning to the rigs and will conduct a more thorough inspection of each unit.
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TransCanada Advances Pathfinder Pipeline Project with the Acquisition of Bison Pipeline LLC

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

CALGARY, Alberta – September 3, 2008 – TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced it has acquired Bison Pipeline LLC from Northern Border Pipeline Company. The assets of Bison Pipeline LLC include executed precedent agreements as well as regulatory, environmental and engineering work completed to date on the Bison Pipeline Project (Bison). Bison is a proposed 289-mile (465-kilometre) pipeline from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming to the Northern Border Pipeline system in Morton County, North Dakota.  TransCanada is also developing the Pathfinder Pipeline Project, a 625-mile (1,006-kilometre), interstate natural gas pipeline that would extend from Meeker, Colorado to Morton County, North Dakota where it would interconnect with the Northern Border Pipeline system.
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Total acquires Goal Petroleum in the Netherlands

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

Total announces today that it has just entered into an agreement with Talisman Energy to purchase the shares of its Dutch subsidiary, Goal Petroleum (Netherlands) B.V. (Goal), for $480 million (excluding working capital).
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ExxonMobil Chemical Steps Up Asia Pacific Specialty Compounds Supply with Compounding Agreement

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil Chemical will improve the supply of its specialty compounds in Asia Pacific following the establishment of a compounding agreement with Resin & Pigment Technologies Pte. Ltd. (R&P), a subsidiary of EnGro Corporation Limited. Under the agreement, R&P will manufacture a broad range of ExxonMobil Chemical’s specialty compounds for use in automotive interior and exterior applications, appliances and consumer products.
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The Grand Alliance changes Mediterranean hub to Cagliari, Italy

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2008

Hamburg / Hong Kong / Kuala Lumpur / Tokyo / 3rd September 2008

The Grand Alliance (GA) will further improve its cargo hub services in the Mediterranean. The GA’s transshipment hub will be changed from Gioia Tauro to Cagliari International Container Terminal (CICT), in southern Sardinia, Italy, from mid September 2008.
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