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2011-05-13 09:28:20

Olive ridley sea turtles nest in Gabon but spend most of their time in waters off Republic of Congo Satellite tracking of olive ridley sea turtles off the coast of Central Africa has revealed that existing protected areas may be inadequate to safeguard turtles from fishing nets, according to scientists with the University of California-Santa Cruz, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and others. Scientists involved in the study recommended the extension of an...

2011-05-10 12:29:00

PARIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Entitlements 18,568 boepd - 1st Quarter 2011 Sales (In EUR m) Q1 2011 Q1 2010 Chg Exchange rate 1.367 1.383 Oil production 124.3 33.6 270% Gabon 93.7 33.5 180% Nigeria 30.5 0.0 n/a Tanzania 0.2 0.1 81% Oil services 21.6 23.5 -8% Sales 145.9 57.0 156% Impact...

2011-05-09 16:00:00

HOUSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $11.2 million or $0.19 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2011 compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $6.0 million or $0.11 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2010. First quarter 2011 revenues were $46.8 million compared to $30.0 million in the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 56%. First quarter 2011 results reflect increases in both...

2011-04-28 21:24:24

A novel way to ramp up biodiversity Bruce Carlson stands next to a fish tank in his lab, holding a putty colored Radio Shack amplifier connected to two wires whose insulation has been stripped. At the bottom of the tank a nondescript little fish lurks in a sawed-off section of PVC pipe. Carlson sticks the two bare wires into the tank. Suddenly we hear a rapid-fire pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. The pops, which are surprisingly loud, sound rather like the static on an old-fashioned tube radio...

2011-04-28 18:29:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metalline Mining Company (TSX: MMZ, AMEX: MMG) ("Metalline") is pleased to announce that Mr. Luc Stevenin has been appointed as Metalline's Country Manager in Gabon, Central West Africa. Mr. Stevenin has over fourteen years experience living and working throughout West and Central Africa. Previously, he spent eight years working with Rio Tinto as their Logistics and Operations Manager in exploration projects in Guinea,...

2011-04-08 05:01:00

HOUSTON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today provided an operational update of its first quarter domestic and international exploration and production activity. Venezuela During the first three months of 2011, Petrodelta drilled and completed four wells and produced approximately 2.6 million barrels of oil (MMBO) for a daily average of approximately 28,700 barrels of oil per day (BOPD), an increase of 32 percent over the same period in 2010;...

2011-04-04 17:34:00

HOUSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. ("VAALCO") (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the Company has been informed that the strike in Gabon by the National Organisation of Oil Employees (ONEP), which began at midnight, March 31, 2011, has ended. VAALCO expects to resume full production offshore Gabon within 24 hours. Daily gross production in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon has been recently averaging approximately 23,500 barrels of oil per day. (Logo:...

2011-04-01 13:39:00

HOUSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. ("VAALCO") (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on its operations following the commencement of industrial action in Gabon by the National Organisation of Oil Employees (ONEP), which began at midnight, March 31, 2011. ONEP launched the action against the Gabonese government as part of a dispute over the government's labor regulations. ONEP is requesting the publication of a decree from the government of Gabon regulating the...

2011-04-01 13:10:00

HOUSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. ("VAALCO") (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on its operations following the commencement of industrial action in Gabon by the National Organisation of Oil Employees (ONEP), which began at midnight, March 31, 2011. ONEP launched the action against the Gabonese government as part of a dispute over the government's labor regulations. ONEP is requesting the publication of a decree from the government of Gabon regulating the...

2011-03-28 02:07:00

PARIS, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Major Potential Linked in Particular to New Discoveries in 2010 and the Acquisition of Assets in Nigeria: 419 Mboe (Excluding Mafia Deep) - Non-Recurring Exploration Expenses of EUR211m Notice: The Group's reserves correspond to commercially exploitable volumes of hydrocarbons revealed by exploration and delineation wells. P1+P2 reserves net of royalties have been certified by DeGolyer & MacNaughton for Gabon...


Latest Gabon Reference Libraries

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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