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Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Environmental, Real Estate Matters
HOUSTON, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting on Monday, April 25, 2005. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.
Hydril Announces First Quarter 2005 Earnings Per Share
HOUSTON, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hydril (Nasdaq:HYDL) reported earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2005 of $0.63 per diluted share, down 1% sequentially from $0.64 reported in the fourth quarter of 2004, while up 85% from $0.34 reported for the first quarter of 2004. The first quarter of 2004 included an income tax benefit of $0.04 per diluted share, related to prior years.
Portrush Petroleum Corp.
Portrush Announces Annual General Meeting
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Portrush Petroleum Corporation (TSX:PSH) (OTCBB:PRRPF) announced today that the company's Annual General Meeting will be held in Vancouver on Tuesday, May 31, 2005. Shareholders of record as of April 26th will be entitled to vote at the meeting. The meeting will be designated as a general and special meeting to enable the Company to comply with the requirements of the new British Columbia Corporations Act. The Company has completed a private placement financing of $390,000 through the issuance of 2,600,000 units at $0.15 per unit. Each unit consists of one share and one share purchase warrant. A finder's fee of $25,875 will be paid by issuing 172,500 units. The funds will be used for general working capital and exploration and development costs of the company's oil and gas projects.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
LiveTV's In-Flight Satellite TV Heads Down Under On Virgin Blue
NEW YORK, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- LiveTV, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU), today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Virgin Blue Airlines to provide in-flight satellite television on the Australian low-fare carrier's fleet. This new service will be broadcast live via satellite to the aircraft and displayed on individual seatback screens. This is the first time in-flight satellite TV has ever been available in Australia, following JetBlue's U.S. debut of the system in 2000.