latest news releases from the newsroom
Yara International ASA
Yara to Explore Expansion in Trinidad
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Yara International ASA is reviewing a further development of its operations in Trinidad in line with the company's strategy to expand its production capacity in regions with competitive gas prices.
Yara International ASA
Yara Reaches a Billion USD of EBITDA for the First Time
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Yara International ASA reports strong financial results for the fourth quarter and achieved for the first time an annual EBITDA above USD 1 billion. The result in the fourth quarter was lower than the record fourth quarter last year due to increased energy costs and unrealized currency losses related to USD funding. Yara has improved its market position in Europe and North America, and taken steps to rationalize its fertilizer operations in South Africa.
Veidekke Doubles its Profits Once Again
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the second year running, Veidekke has almost doubled its profits. "Our pre-tax profit of NOK 711 million for 2005 brings us back to a profit margin of 5%, which secures our possibilities to continue the development of the Group," says President and CEO Terje R. Venold. "We are especially happy to see that the improvement in profits applies all over the Group," he adds.
Frontline Ltd. -- Presentation
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The presentation for the Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Financial Year 2005 results, to be held in the morning on Friday February 17th, is available in the attachment below and on our website www.frontline.bm.
Telenor to Offer International Top-up Vouchers
FORNEBU, Norway, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor extends its offering to customers on RingKontant and djuice kontant subscription plans. Customers can now top up their accounts by buying prepaid vouchers when travelling abroad.
Blue Financial Will Tell You the Secrets Lenders Don't Want You to Know
PHOENIX, Feb. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- www.BlueFinancial.net has partnered with www.MyLoanAndDebt.com to bring another great resource to the public for free. "The 13 Secrets Mortgage Lenders Don't Want You to Know." Written by Blue Financial, this information rich eBook has a retail value of $49.95 and includes two great bonuses: The 4 Secrets of Getting the Best House for Your Money and The Mortgage Game's 4 Big Rip-offs -- and it's all absolutely free.
Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Transmeridian Exploration Issues Operations Update
HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Transmeridian Exploration Incorporated (AMEX:TMY) today announced that the Company has commenced drilling of two new wells in its South Alibek Field (the "Field") in western Kazakhstan. The ninth and tenth wells in the Field, the SA-11 and SA-12 were spudded on January 30th and February 1st, respectively. Both wells are being drilled by drilling rigs contracted from Great Wall Drilling Company, the second of which arrived in the Field in December 2005.