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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On January 11, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Equatorial Guinea.1

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Mobile 3D Market Growth Driven by 3D-Enabled Smart Phones & Tablets

The report “3D Mobile Market: Global Advancements, Business Models, Technology Roadmap, Forecasts & Analysis (2013 – 2018)” segments the industry by mobile devices, device components, applications, and Geographies. Revenue and shipment market is provided for all the segments as well.

DALLAS, Feb., 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The past decade witnessed a giant leap in the entertainment industry, with 3Dl motion pictures trickling out of cinemas to 3D television screens. New generation 3D mobile phones are next to follow suit, without the need for 3D viewing glasses. With an increasing number of mobile applications and technologies being produced, 3D capture is likely to become as important as 3D viewing in TVs. Mobile phones with 3D cameras and HD video recording capabilities are set to become a rage in the near future.

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Beyond Consumers, Beyond the US: the Implications of LTE for Defense, Public Safety, Energy, and What the World Can Learn from the US Market

FARMINGTON, Conn. /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The next generation wireless technology, Long Term Evolution (LTE), is gathering headlines at breakneck pace. But the consumer focused coverage of Apple against Samsung and Verizon against AT&T misses the other 60% of the market, the vertical industries where LTE is going to have an even greater impact. Global Information Inc (GII), one of the world’s oldest market research aggregators, has partnered with leading publishers to offer new studies and forecasts for the business impact of LTE in major markets. How will LTE impact oil, gas and energy production? How is the defense industry being shaped by LTE and wireless infrastructure? What are the implications for security and public safety?

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Top 10 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Markets and Market Developments in Unconventional Oil

FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The top 10 emerging oil and gas exploration and production markets include: the US Gulf of Mexico, Eagle Ford shale, Canada, the Santos basin in Brazil’s offshore region, Venezuela, Colombia, Poland and France in Europe, the western Siberian basin, Angola and Ghana in West Africa, and Mozambique and Tanzania in East Africa.

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Reinvent your style with Afrique-Chic!

With a new year starts a new season for spring styles. It’s time to clean house and prepare for a new you. Make a resolution to start by renovating your style with Afrique-Chic fashions.
The term Afrique-Chic defines the chic ethnic creations by today’s trend-setting Afro-centric Fashion Designers and beauty artists. The colorful patterns connect art and beauty with vitality and spirituality. Glam and glow …with flattering, floral and bright summer dresses. Colorful fashions are vital for perking up your confidence and self esteem. The Houston, Texas based fashion house, TeKay Designs diligently creates Afrique-Chic fashions from a diversity of African cultures and traditions. TeKay creates custom and ready-made ethnic fashions for various occasions including casual, semi-formal, evening gowns, and party dresses to help you reinvent yourself and look good any time, anywhere.

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Texas Trust Credit Union Earns Ranking as Top Credit Union Residential Mortgage Lender in North Texas

Texas Trust Credit Union has surpassed all other credit unions in the Dallas-Fort Worth market to become the 16th largest residential mortgage lender. The annual ranking is compiled by the Dallas Business Journal, north Texas’ leading business publication. Texas Trust completed 471 mortgages worth $40.24 million in 2011, a two percent increase over 2010.

 

Mansfield, TX –(PR.com)– For residential mortgages, Texas Trust Credit Union is now the top credit union in North Texas, according to the latest annual rankings by the Dallas Business Journal.

Texas Trust ranked 16th overall in the yearly compilation, which was based on 2011 full-year mortgage lending figures. Only one other credit union finished in the top 25, but ranked lower than Texas Trust.

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VAALCO Energy Provides Update on Mutamba Iroru Block Onshore Gabon

HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the N’Gongui 2 exploration well being drilled onshore Gabon in the Mutamba Iroru concession has encountered hydrocarbons in the objective Gamba sandstone section.

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Breitling Oil and Gas CEO to Present at the 19th Annual Africa Oil Week

IRVING, Texas, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, will present at 19th Annual Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa.  The conference will take place between November 2 and November 4, 2012.

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VAALCO Energy Acquires Working Interest Offshore Equatorial Guinea

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that, having received the approval of the Government of Equatorial Guinea, it has acquired a 31% non-operating working interest in a production and development area (“PDA”) in Block P, offshore Equatorial Guinea from PETRONAS CARIGALI OVERSEAS SDN BHD.  VAALCO paid $10 million for the working interest.

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The Falcon Project – the Most Penetrating Search for the Legendary Sasquatch Ever Undertaken

 

St. George, UT, October, 2012 –(PR.com)– The Falcon Project proposes to conduct an extensive aerial search for an unrecognized North American primate, a.k.a. sasquatch or Bigfoot, by means of an helium-filled airship, upon which a platform supporting thermal-imaging and high resolution wireless videography equipment is mounted. The Aurora Mk II airship offers major advantages over similar applications with helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft platforms, foremost, stealth and maneuverability. The former permits approach and observation with minimal or no disturbance of the subject’s natural behavior. The latter is critical for surveying in areas of dense stands of forest where a sustained vertical perspective is essential for locating animals on the forest floor.

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South Africa: The need for effective management of road funds

 

by Tobie Ueckermann

Government has indicated that vastly increased funding is to be made available for the development of needed infrastructure, including roads. Roads are a significant contributor to social and economic development, and it has been suggested that after education, good roads are the most important catalyst for development in any country.

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