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Downstream

The transfer of corporate activity from the larger parent to the smaller subsidiary.

Downstream

In energy companies, relating to operations after production up to the point of sale. For example, an oil company's operations related to refining oil and selling gasoline to certain distributors are considered downstream. Some companies provide downstream operations exclusively, but most are integrated, providing both upstream and downstream operations.

downstream

Of or relating to earnings or operations at a firm that are near or at the final stage of consumption. For example, marketing and transportation are downstream operations for a large, integrated oil company. Compare upstream.
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The Egypt Downstream Summit & Exhibition is set to be the flagship event for the Arab Republic's downstream industry.
4 percent) of qualified industry respondents this year said that they are considering new downstream purification technologies.
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Downstream equipment for sheet, compounding, film, pipe and profile.
It is not only the largest recycling companies making these downstream commitments.
Some teams of scientists assessing the effects of the flood stayed in place at specific river sites, but others followed the flood downstream.
ExxonMobil holding 10% in the upstream venture and another 10% of the downstream element.
However, the calculated shape of the extrusion profile downstream showed a slight distortion from the specified shape.
PCR took into account the presence or absence of the int2-retron sequence, which is located downstream of SGI1 in serotype Typhimurium DT 104 but not in serotype Agona (Figure 1) (7,8).
Some farmlands depend on these nutrients to stay fertilized, but some dams cut off the nutrients' flow downstream.
If this signal is to be passed to downstream devices, it must be amplified and the jitter eliminated or attenuated.
Downstream risk is defined as "the transfer, by an HMO, of the responsibility to provide or pay for certain health care services to another entity.