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Synonyms for forties

the time of life between 40 and 50

the decade from 1940 to 1949


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The 2mn bl Samail originally fixed by Vitol to take Forties crude to South Korea arrived at Hound Point to load its cargo on 18 March, before anchoring in the area.
Asia's strong demand for Forties in September-October has supported Brent prices during peak refinery maintenance season in Europe.
Dow Jones reported that BP's planned maintenance work on the Forties pipeline system was proceeding to plan.
Traders mostly attributed the strength in Forties to a sharp decline in August output amid planned maintenance, and many cargo deferrals in the August program.
The company co-chief operating officer and president, Rod Eichler, said, 'The Forties Charlie 6-3 confirmed Apache's analysis of 4-D (time-lapse) seismic and reservoir engineering data, which highlighted the potential for similar stranded oil accumulations in close proximity to the Charlie platform.
While Forties was estimated to contain 144 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe) of remaining reserves when Apache acquired it in 2003, the company has since recovered more than 230 MMboe and added critical infrastructure, including tying back new, operated, satellite-field discoveries, to extend the field's life expectancy by more than 20 years.
Forties is the biggest single component of what is known in international spot oil markets as Brent Blend, which is a mixture of North Sea Brent, Forties, Norwegian Oseberg and Ekofisk crudes, or "BFOE".
Recent drilling has encountered an extension to the Huntington Forties Pool from the 22/14b-9 well and the 22/14b-9z sidetrack well.
Breast cancers grow faster in women in their forties than in older women, notes the ACS.
Platts changed July 10th the way it generates benchmark prices for North Sea Brent crude oil, by widening the scope of its Brent assessments to include trading activity in Forties and Oseberg, two similar grades of oil.
The Forties field is located in block 21/10 and has been producing since 1975.
Women in their forties still have no clear answer on whether to get regular mammograms, X-ray tests that can detect breast cancer.
From July 10th, Platts will assess physical Dated Brent, as well as forward paper Brent, as the most competitive transactable value for any of three grades of crude oil: Brent, Forties and Oseberg.
A separate review of eight trials finds no benefit from mammography screening from women in their forties.
From that date, the Platts "Dated Brent" assessed price will take into account activity in two other North Sea grades in addition to Brent: Forties and Oseberg.