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Merk

A regional term for cocaine. Likely named after Merck, a German pharmaceutical, which was a leading producer of cocain in the 19th century.
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Merk is the president and chief information officer of Merk Funds, an investment advisory firm he sent up in Switzerland in 1994, before moving the business to California in 2001.
El Merk consists of four oil and gas fields--EKT, EMN, EME and EMK--which together make up a concession known as Block 208.
Groupement Berkine's El Merk project will feature GE's BCL centrifugal compressors, which have unparalleled industry experience for handling high-pressure sour gas reinjection.
The El Merk project is being developed by Groupement Berkine, a joint operating venture between Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Sonatrach, the Algerian National Oil Company, in the Berkine Basin of Algeria.
Die afdeling "Diere sonder maskers" merk die egtheid van diere.
Merk is offering investors an opportunity to add managed currency exposure to their portfolios" said Axel Merk, the President and CIO of Merk Investments.
And a year after the operation, Merk can now open doors easily, eat without help, ride a bike and wash himself.
2-billion engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the El Merk central processing facility (CPF) in the Berkine Basin of Algeria, which is to be executed over the next 44 months, with first significant volumes from the project expected in 2012.
This might seem like a logical--perhaps even obvious --step coming from Hermle's Kenneth Merk.
German farmer Karl Merk is recovering well and able to perform some basic tasks, but doctors said it still could take up to two years before he relearns how to use his hands.
Mr Merk said that when he first woke up, he could not believe it had been carried off successfully.
Karl Merk, a 54- year-old farmer, reacts as he talks, during a news conference in Munich, southern Germany, on Wednesday, Oct.