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2010-09-23 19:30:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) said today that it will proceed with development of the Macedon gas field in the Exmouth Basin in Western Australia. The project will commercialize natural gas from offshore production license WA-42-L, located 60 miles (100 km) west of Onslow. First production is expected during 2013. Apache has a 28.57-percent interest and its share of the estimated $1.5 billion cost is approximately $430 million. BHP Billiton owns...

2008-10-08 09:00:35

Santos, engaged in the production, transportation and marketing of hydrocarbons, has secured a new gas supply contract with Moly Metals Australia for its Spinifex Ridge molybdenum and copper mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Under the contract, Santos will supply approximately 33 petajoules of gas over six years commencing in mid-2010. The gas will be supplied from the offshore John Brookes gas field, processed at the East Spar gas processing facilities on the Varanus...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'