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2008-09-22 03:00:27

Santos, an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company, has announced that its subsidiary, Santos Offshore, has purchased a 100% interest in the WA-4-R permit offshore Western Australia, which contains the majority of the undeveloped Spar gas field.

2008-09-18 09:00:42

KBR has announced that the Kellogg Joint Venture Group has been awarded a work authorization by Chevron Australia for approximately A$300 million to finalize front-end engineering and design for the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project.

2008-09-01 03:00:23

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) subsidiary Chevron Australia Pty Ltd today announced first gas from the North West Shelf Venture's Train 5 onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Karratha Gas Plant in Western Australia.

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Common Wallaroo, Macropus robustus
2013-06-07 13:39:50

The common wallaroo (Macropus robustus), also known as the wallaroo, hill wallaroo, or euro wallaroo, is a member of the Macropodidae family that is native to Australia. This species prefers a variety of habitats including rocky areas and areas with caves or dense vegetation. There are four subspecies of the common wallaroo. M. r. erubescens is most often called the Euro wallaroo. The common wallaroo is active during the night and is typically solitary. A few subspecies display sexual...

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