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Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 637,900 of its Common Shares
LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 637,900 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 224.15 per share (approximately $34.27 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
BioMar -- Contemplated Sale of Shares by Norsk Hydro
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Norsk Hydro ("Hydro") (NYSE:NHY) (Oslo:NHY) has decided to evaluate a potential sale of all or some of Hydro's shares in BioMar Holding A/S ("BioMar"). Hydro has in this respect retained a financial advisor to advice on, and execute, a potential sale. Hydro currently owns 7,569,990 shares in BioMar, representing 68.82% of total number of shares outstanding.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental to Hold Earnings Conference Call
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will hold a conference call on Monday, October 31, 2005, following the release of its third-quarter 2005 financial results. The conference call, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. EDT, may be accessed by calling 1-888-873-8496. The conference call also can be heard live on the company's website, www.oxy.com. All remarks made during the conference call will be current at the time of the call and will not be updated to reflect subsequent material developments. Third-quarter financial results will be available through the Investor Relations section of the company's website concurrent with the SEC filing. An archived edition of the conference call also will be available on the website within several hours after the call is completed.
ZipForm and Auto-RE Partner to Automate Real Estate Business Processes
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ZipForm's electronic forms software already saves users time and helps reduce data-entry errors by allowing data to be entered once and used multiple times, in all documents associated with a transaction. Now, with a partnership with Auto-RE(tm), that transaction data can flow even further.
Dr. Rath Education Services USA, BV
Nutrient Combination Stops Cancer Metastasis in Mice
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- At the 10th World Congress on Advances in Oncology and 8th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine, held October 13-15, 2005 in Crete, Greece, scientists with the Dr. Rath Research Institute revealed a new study that shows cancer metastasis can be stopped in mice using a combination of nutrients.