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Approach Resources Inc.
Approach Resources Acquires Strawn/Ellenburger Rights in Ozona Northeast, Permian Basin
FORT WORTH, Texas, July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Approach Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:AREX) ("Approach" or the "Company") has acquired additional interests and properties in the Company's 41,176-acre Ozona Northeast field in Crockett and Schleicher Counties, Texas. The properties were acquired from J. Cleo Thompson & James Cleo Thompson, Jr., L.P. and certain other sellers and include:
Sky Detective, Inc.
Sky Detective/Beryllus Sign Groundbreaking Agreement to Track Perishable Blood/Vaccine in China
EAGLE, Idaho, July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Detective, Inc. today announced the company will partner with Beryllus, a provider of cold chain medical tracking solutions, to track biologicals, including blood and vaccines in China. Sky Detective, a provider of advanced global intelligence, security and GPS/CDMA assisted asset tracking solutions, will assist Beryllus in designing a technologically advanced system that will incorporate GPS assisted tracking capabilities. This system will be capable of tracking temperatures over distances and reporting the current temperature and location on demand.
Provident Financial Holdings, Inc.
Provident Financial Holdings to Host Earnings Release Conference Call
RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PROV), the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B., announced today that it will host a conference call for institutional investors and bank analysts on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time Zone) to discuss its financial results. The conference call will coincide with its news release announcing fiscal fourth quarter earnings which will be distributed prior to the market open on Monday, July 28, 2008. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-230-1766 and requesting the Provident Financial Holdings Earnings Release Conference Call. An audio replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, August 6, 2008 by dialing 1-800-475-6701 and referencing access code number 952139.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Offshore Announces Closing of Rigdon Marine Transaction
HOUSTON, July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF) today announced it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of Rigdon Marine. The combined company will initially operate 90 vessels with an additional 16 vessels under construction for delivery through 2010. Geographically diversified, the GulfMark fleet will operate 24 vessels in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and bring the total Americas based fleet to 34 vessels, with an additional 43 vessels based in the North Sea and 13 vessels based in Southeast Asia.
Pool Corporation to Present At the Oppenheimer 8th Annual Consumer Growth Conference
COVINGTON, La., July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pool Corporation (the "Company" or "POOL") (Nasdaq:POOL) announced today that Manny Perez de la Mesa, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Oppenheimer 8th Annual Consumer Growth Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Massachusetts. Craig Hubbard, Investor Relations, will also be attending the conference. Mr. Perez de la Mesa is slated to present on July 8, 2008, at 10:50 am Eastern. The presentation slides will be posted on POOL's website at that time.
FCStone Group, Inc.
FCStone Group, Inc. Announces Date for Fiscal 2008 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FCStone Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCSX), a commodity risk management firm, today announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with management to review the company's fiscal third quarter 2008 results.
LINN Energy, LLC
Linn Energy Closes Sale of Appalachian Properties
HOUSTON, July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Linn Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) today announced that it has closed the previously announced sale of its oil and gas properties in the Appalachian Basin to XTO Energy Inc. (NYSE:XTO) for the contract price of approximately $600 million.
Alico Executes Complete Final Settlement With IRS
LA BELLE, Fla., July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alico, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALCO), a land management company, announced that it had completed and executed a final settlement agreement with the IRS related to tax years 2000 - 2004 and had executed a similar agreement for its Agri-Insurance, Ltd. subsidiary for the tax years 2000 - 2003.
ATC Technology Corporation
ATC Technology Corporation Affirms Long-Term Customer Relationship With Honda
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ATC Technology Corporation (ATC) (Nasdaq:ATAC), today announced that its long-time customer, Honda, has advised the Company of its decision to evenly split future requirements for remanufactured transmissions between ATC and another long-term supplier, effective as of the fourth quarter.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International, Inc. Provides Update On Fleet Contract Status
HOUSTON, July 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's fleet of offshore drilling rigs, its five drilling management projects, and a summary status of its Eastern Hemisphere-based land fleet, has been updated as of July 1, 2008. The updated report, titled "Monthly Fleet Update," is available through the company's website at www.prideinternational.com and can be accessed at the Investor Relations link.