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Australian Great White Sharks Are Actually Two Distinct Species
2012-06-05 11:14:06

Despite inhabiting the same waters, two populations of Great White sharks living in the coastal waters of Australia are genetically distinct, according to a new study published in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series.

2012-02-22 14:56:57

Deep-diving ocean "gliders" have revealed the journey of Bass Strait water from the Tasman Sea to the Indian Ocean.

2008-07-28 06:01:14

ExxonMobil has announced that its Gippsland Basin joint venture company, which includes its subsidiary Esso Australia, will invest $1.1 billion to develop more than 270 million oil-equivalent barrels from the Turrum field in the Bass Strait, offshore southeast Australia.

2008-07-25 12:01:14

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) announced today the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture, which includes its subsidiary, Esso Australia, will invest $1.1 billion to develop more than 270 million oil-equivalent barrels from the Turrum field in the Bass Strait, offshore southeast Australia.

2008-07-25 06:00:41

International primary resource company BHP Billiton has approved an expenditure of $625 million for the full field development of the Turrum oil and gas field, a significant hydrocarbon resource in the Gippsland Basin, offshore the Australian state of Victoria.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.