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Ethos Environmental, Inc.
Victor Industries' Reno Sales Director Starts With Multi-Ton Order
LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The housing starts and development in and around the Reno area, by all accounts, are at an all time high. Suburban Reno is pushing out in all directions greening the arid countryside where productive soil and water are finite resources. Victor Industries line of sod/turf and pasture products along with its entire agricultural and horticultural line could have been specially formulated with the Reno area in mind. Water retention and the responsible control of fertilizers, unique features of these products, are of special importance in an area where an increasing segment of the population is dependant upon individual wells for water. Furthermore, initial tests have shown pasture areas treated with our unique formulation will support as much as a 200% increase in grazing animals," said Reno Area Sales Director, Curtis Rampton.
Abrams Hospitality Marketing
Travel Expert Host of National Radio Show, 'Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams!' Announces New Affiliates: Western MA's WUHN and NC's WLOE and WMYN
BOSTON, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams!", the nationally syndicated radio show heard coast-to-coast weekly on the Business TalkRadio(tm) Network on Sundays in the 7pm to 9pm EST time slot and simulcast at www.sabrams.com and www.businesstalkradio.net, has added three affiliate radio stations this week, according to the travel expert host of the show. WLOE AM 1490 in Eden and WMYN AM 1420 in Mayodan join NC's Charlotte, Gastonia and Rock Hill, WZRH AM 960 which broadcast the show Sunday evenings while Pittsfield, Massachusetts' WUHN AM 1110 will rebroadcast the weekly shows on Sunday mornings from 9am to 11am in Western Massachusetts, bringing the number of radio markets in which the show is heard nationally to over 50, of which more than half are in the top 100 media markets.
Offshore Oil Scouts Association, Inc.
The Offshore Oil Scouts Association Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Oil and Gas Industry as well as 19 Years of Providing Live Broadcasts of the MMS OCS Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales
METAIRIE, La., March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Offshore Oil Scouts Association (OOSA) announced today that 2005 is its 50th Anniversary as an organization. Six major operators formed the association in January 1955, just three short months after the first OCS Gulf of Mexico sale, which was held in October 1954. OOSA is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive well information of the (U.S.) Offshore Gulf of Mexico and surrounding waters to its member companies. The association maintains a Historical Well File of approximately 57,000 wells dating back to the first discovery well drilled in the Gulf by Kerr McGee in Ship Shoal, block 32, OCS-335. The well produced 600 barrels of oil per day, and to date OCS-335 is still an active/producing lease. Presently OOSA's membership consists of 54 Active and five Associate Member companies.
SMS.ac and IDC to Provide Survey Data and Analysis On Mobility Trends In Near Real-Time
NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SMS.ac and IDC today announced a survey partnership to provide on-demand wireless market intelligence and analysis utilizing research derived from a global community of wireless technology users. The two companies will collaborate on a series of projects examining key topics impacting the mobile industry. The result will be the industry's most far-reaching research and analysis based on information gathered from mobile handset users in more than 170 countries.
SAS Group Signs Strategic Agreement with Carlson Companies
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SAS Group and US-based Carlson Hotels Worldwide have signed an agreement whereby Rezidor SAS Hospitality Group achieves improved commercial terms and extension options until 2052 of its Master Franchise agreements (MFA) with Carlson in return for a 25% shareholding in Rezidor SAS by Carlson. The MFA is the agreement between Rezidor SAS and Carlson by which Rezidor manages the Carlson Hotel brands operated by Rezidor SAS under the brand names Radisson SAS, Park Inn and Regent throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Montana Oil & Gas, Inc.
Montana Oil and Gas, Inc. to Explore Further Opportunities in Alberta, Canada
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Montana Oil and Gas, Inc. (a Nevada Corporation) (Pink Sheets:MOGI) President Peter Sanders would like to announce that a decision has been made to explore further opportunities in the Alberta Canada region where the company currently has interests in three projects. The company has become aware of existing opportunities to partner in, or acquire leases, which may include producing wells and or exploratory programs which will strengthen Montana's position with energy, cash oriented investment groups.
Metro Hong Kong Extends Distribution Contract With MTR
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced that that it has extended its distribution contract with MTR Corporation Ltd. until 14 April 2010. The agreement gives Metro the right to distribute the Metro free newspaper from racks in Hong Kong's subway network, which is used by more than 2.2 million commuters every day.
Volvo IT Signs Operating Agreement with Skandia
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Volvo's subsidiary Volvo IT has taken over responsibility for the Skandia insurance company's mainframe computers. The agreement will run for three years and covers IT operation, technical support, data storage, system monitoring and data communication.