Borealis Student Innovation Award 2010 Recipients Announced

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011
Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has selected the 2010 recipients of its Borealis Student Innovation Award. The award recognises the most innovative research papers on polyolefins, olefins or melamine for master’s and doctorate degree students. The winners were presented with an award, certificate and monetary prize at […]

EnCore Oil announces Drilling operations on Catcher North

EnCore Oil plc (LSE: EO.) announces that the Catcher North appraisal well 28/9-3 in Central North Sea Block 28/9 was spudded at 08.00 hours on Monday 24 January 2011.

Ecopetrol and Talisman Energy finalize the purchase of BP in Colombia and announce change of company name

Once obtained the corresponding authorizations, Ecopetrol S.A. (Ecopetrol) (NYSE: EC; BVC: ECOPETROL; BVL: EC; TSX: ECP) and Talisman Colombia Holdco Limited (Talisman) completed today the acquisition of BP Exploration Company (Colombia) Limited for US$1.750 billion. Ecopetrol will have 51% of the new company and Talisman the remaining 49%.

Songa Offshore SE announces increase of ownership in Deepwater Driller Ltd.

Reference is made to the press release sent out by Songa Offshore SE (the “Company”) on 24 March 2010 regarding the investment of 31,25% of the shares in Deepwater Driller Ltd (”Deepwater Driller”).  Deepwater Driller owns the “Songa Eclipse”, a 6th generation Friede & Goldman ExD ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig under construction at Jurong Shipyard […]

Africa Oil enters next Exploration Phase and becomes operator in Kenya Block 9

Africa Oil Corp. (”Africa Oil” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:AOI)(OMX:AOI) is pleased to announce that Africa Oil, together with its joint venture partner, Lion Energy Corp. (”Lion”), has entered into the First Additional Exploration Phase under the Block 9 Production Sharing Contract Agreement (”PSC”) in Kenya. As a result of the withdrawal of its two […]

AusTex Oil announces drilling commences on Pratt #1 Well

Castle Resources Inc., as operator, advises that drilling operations on the Pratt #1 well commenced on Sunday 23 January (Kansas Time). Surface casing has been set to 216 feet and the rig is drilling ahead at 2,400 feet. Drilling operations are expected to continue until the end of this week.

Hanwha SolarOne defines new identity and Synergies with Hanwha Group

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (f/k/a Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., or “Hanwha SolarOne” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (”PV”) cells and modules in China, today expanded upon the significance behind its transition from the “Solarfun” brand name to its new “Hanwha SolarOne” identity.

Sunvalley Solar awarded another $1.375M solar contract in Thermal, CA

Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSOL), a leading provider of solar power technology and solar integration systems, announced that it has signed a commercial solar installation contract with Aqua Farming Tech, Inc. in the city of Thermal, California.

Gamesa to deliver 8 MW for wind power project in New Zealand

Gamesa is to supply nine Gamesa G52-850 kW, i.e. a total installed capacity of 7.65 MW, to Pioneer Generation Ltd. for the Mount Stuart wind farm in New Zealand.

Prime Ministers Salih and Maliki agree to resume KRG oil exports and review 2011 budget

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barham Salih this week in Baghdad met Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki and other Iraqi officials. They discussed this year’s budget and agreed that oil exports from the Kurdistan Region would resume by February.