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Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Reports Fiscal 2004 Results
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, today reported its audited financial results for the twelve months ended December 31, 2004. All amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Photo Release -- Occidental to Develop Major Oman Oil Field
LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that it has signed a Heads of Agreement with the government of Oman to develop the Mukhaizna oil field, one of the largest oilfields in Oman. Under the terms of a new Production Sharing Contract, Occidental will be operator of the field. Occidental's partner in the project is Liwa Energy Limited, which is owned by Mubadala Development, the investment and development company wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Photo Release -- Oakley Releases Three New Sunglass Designs
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the upcoming release of three new sunglass designs. RIDDLE(tm) and GASCAN(tm) are two styles that represent an entirely new design language for the company. The third release, BOTTLECAP(tm), is a new version of Oakley's successful HALF JACKET(tm) sunglass.
Seco Tools AB Annual General Meeting 2005
FAGERSTA, Sweden, May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In his address to the Annual General Meeting of Seco Tools AB on May 2, Kai Warn, President and CEO, commented on significant events during 2004 and business trends during the first quarter of 2005. To start with he commented that the sales and result during 2004 were the highest ever for the company in its history. Profit margins and return on capital reached high levels. Market conditions during 2004 were characterized by growth in all markets. Central and Eastern Europe and Asia achieved the highest growth, but also Western Europe and North America showed high growth. Market shares have been retained or increased in all markets. The growth has continued in a similar way during the first quarter of 2005.
Getac Offers Newest, Complete Rugged Laptop with Largest Screen Ever at 15 Inches
LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Getac Inc., a leading pioneer in the rugged mobile computing industry, today introduced their next generation of rugged laptops with a 15-inch screen, their MobileForce(tm) M220-5. The M220-5 is the first truly rugged laptop/notebook computer with its 15" TFT XGA LCD sunlight readable screen that is certified to work in harsh commercial and industrial applications. Customers on-the-go or in the field can expect everything that today's commercially available laptops provide in size and performance, but with the reliability that comes from the proving grounds of military experience and industrial survivability.