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Lundin Petroleum AB
UPDATE ON RUSSIAN EXPLORATION DRILLING
Lundin Petroleum has been working closely with JSC Gazprom ("Gazprom") since
the signing of an option agreement whereby Gazprom can acquire an effective 50
percent plus one share interest in the Lagansky Block exploration licence. Good
progress has been made in obtaining amendments to the Lagansky Block licence
commitments from Russia's licensing agency, Rosnedra and to receiving the final
drilling permit approvals. However due to the onset of the winter season in the
northern Caspian, the Morsk
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces Earnings for Third Quarter 2007
GULFPORT, Miss., Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) announced earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. Hancock's third quarter 2007 earnings were $17.7 million, a decrease of $18.3 million, or 50.8 percent, from the third quarter of 2006. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2007 were $0.55, a decrease of $0.56 from the same quarter a year ago. Earnings for the third quarter of 2007 were down $2.6 million, or 12.72 percent, from the second quarter of 2007. Diluted earnings per share were down $0.07 from the second quarter of 2007.
Sino Bioenergy Corp.
Sino Fibre Appoints New Chief Operating Officer
HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sino Fibre Communications Corporation (OTCBB:SFBE) announced today the appointment of Ben Yan as Chief Operating Officer.
Granite City Food & Brewery
Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. Opens New Restaurant in Rogers, Arkansas
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (Nasdaq:GCFB) a Modern American upscale casual restaurant, today announced the opening of its 20th restaurant. The new Granite City is located in Rogers, Arkansas at 2203 Promenade Blvd. which is part of the Pinnacle Hills Promenade. The restaurant is approximately 8,500 square feet, contains seating for 250 guests and features Granite City's extensive menu with over 85 menu items prepared from made-from-scratch recipes and served in generous portions. Granite City's highly detailed and contemporary decor creates a high energy, fun and family-friendly dining atmosphere for everyone to enjoy.