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2008-07-22 09:01:04

Omani oil exports down 5.1 pct in May: report ABU DHABI, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The crude oil exports of Oman stood at approximately 90.7 million barrels in May this year, decreasing by 5.1 percent compared with 95.5 million barrels in the same period of 2007, local Oman Tribune reported on Monday.

2008-07-18 00:00:31

MMC Corp Bhd has won exclusive rights to build a power plant with a potential capacity of up to 1,000 megawatts in Ajman, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its wholly-owned unit, MMC Utilities Ltd, signed a deal with the Ajman government in Dubai yesterday.

2008-07-17 15:00:36

july 17, 2008According to oman news: sheikh abdullah bin salim al rowas, minister of regional municipalities and water resources today visited water projects in dhofar governorate including the salalah protection dam against hazardous floods, as well as, other projects being implemented by the ministry in dhofar governorate.

2008-07-16 21:00:26

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - Russia and Oman have discussed bilateral cooperation, including on the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) project.

2008-07-13 15:00:16

According to Oman News: The turn out for the Sultanate's pavilion at 'Water and Sustainable Development' International Exhibition 2008, hosted by Zaragoza in Spain with participation from 100 countries has been distinguished.

2008-07-11 21:00:19

ARKHANGELSK. July 11 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin has said the government is discussing the possibility of acquiring Oman's stake in Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC). Oman decided earlier to withdraw from the CPC due to what it called the inefficiency of the project.

2008-07-08 00:00:24

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ 1c8b19/oman_oil_and_gas_e) has announced the addition of the "Oman Oil And Gas Exploration And Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering.

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASTANA. July 4 (Interfax) - Kazakh national oil and gas company KazMunayGas is studying the possibility of acquiring half of Oman's stake in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), Timur Kulibayev, chairman of the KazEnergy association, told journalists in Astana on Friday.

2008-07-04 09:00:39

MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas has signed a farm-out agreement with Mari Gas Company to acquire 40% interest from its 100% owned and operated Karak onshore exploration block in north-west Pakistan.

2008-07-02 15:00:46

Heritage Explorations Inc. is please to announce that effective June 26, 2008 the company changed its name to USR Technology Inc.


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Al Hajar Mountains
2013-04-19 20:58:17

The Hajar Mountains, which is Arabic for stone mountains, is located in northeastern Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates are the highest mountain range within the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Lying 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Oman coast, they divide the low coastal plain of Oman from the high desert plateau. The mountains start in the north, creating the Musandam peninsula. From there, the Northern Hajjar runs southeast, parallel to the coast but also moving gradually...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.