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Highlights include: Record first half production volumes of 79,883 barrels per day (bpd) with second quarter production of 83,127 bpd and post-maintenance production volumes above 86,000 bpd in May and June; Record-low quarterly net operating costs of $7.
Marathon Oil's operating costs in its Athabasca Oil Sands division are around $40-$45, Neil McMahon, oil analyst at Bernstein estimates, while Royal Dutch Shell's oil sands operating costs are only $36.
Pfeffer notes that features such as easily replaceable liners in all wear surfaces usually cost more up front, but overall operating costs are lower over the life of the equipment.
By participating in the program, property owners can reduce their operating costs while helping to ease the strain on Manhattan's power grid.
The operating costs of a business are very important to shareholders, he says, and a relatively low cost of living for the city helps keep wage expectations in check.
Maintaining an efficient compressed air system is vital, since the only readily available solution to system problems is to increase the pressure and power--which increases operating costs and lowers system efficiency.
According to a detailed benchmarking study conducted by the Ziff Energy Group, operating costs for the Permian Basin increased 34 percent from 1999 to 2002.
Fortunately, the growing acceptance of a new HVAC design known as a dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) promises to improve indoor air quality and comfort while lowering operating costs.
1, as the agency aims to cover operating costs with rate fees rather than rely on county tax revenues, said CLWA General Manager Dan Masnada.
132(e)(2) provides that an employer's operation of an eating facility will be treated as a de minimis fringe benefit if the (1) facility is on or near its business premises and (2) facility's revenues equal or exceed its direct operating costs on an annual basis; see Regs.
com, e-business flexibility no longer leads to increased operating costs.

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