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2014-10-16 08:24:31

Addition of new acreage and play type to complement AGC Shallow interest CALGARY, Oct.

2014-09-18 04:21:28

UMEA, Sweden, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the construction industry, the excavator operator is responsible for complex and expensive equipment, and the lives

2014-07-31 04:22:31

CALGARY, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") will announce its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014

2014-06-23 08:23:19

First Liftings of Crude Oil Sold into Domestic Kurdistan Region Market CALGARY, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation")

2014-05-28 08:23:21

CALGARY, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces its participation in the RBC Global Energy Conference in New

2014-05-21 04:20:11

UMEA, Sweden, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oryx Simulations is launching an all-new truck simulator-the Oryx 500 Construction Truck Trainer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140521/687337

2014-04-30 08:25:49

CALGARY, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") will announce its financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014

2014-03-25 08:23:28

CALGARY, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces its participation in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13(th)

2014-03-21 12:21:08

CALGARY, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces its participation in the Howard Weil 42nd Annual Energy Conference


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East African Oryx, Oryx beisa
2012-10-01 08:53:07

The East African oryx (Oryx beisa), or the beisa, is an antelope that can be found in east Africa, as its name suggests. This species prefers steppes and semi desert areas. This oryx holds two subspecies, which occur in different areas of its range. The fringe-eared oryx occurs in areas of Tanzania and southern Kenya, south of the Tana River, while the common beisa oryx in the Horn of Africa and north of the Tana River. It was previously thought that the East African Oryx was a subspecies of...

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2007-07-17 10:43:41

The Addax (Addax nasomaculatus), is a critically endangered desert antelope that lives in several isolated regions in the Sahara desert. Although extremely rare in its native habitat, it is quite common in captivity and is regularly bred on ranches where they are hunted as trophies. One of the biggest captive breeding herds for Addax exists at the Hanover Zoo, Germany. They are raised there and some groups have been sent to fenced areas in Morocco and Tunisia, from where it is hoped they will...

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2007-07-17 10:41:45

The Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx), is a bovid and the smallest member of the Oryx genus. It is native to desert and steppe areas of the Arabian Peninsula. This species was endangered by the early 1970s in the wild, and attempts have been made to build wild populations. With only little success, the species is still endangered and by 2003 only 106 specimens were alive in the wild. Today, there are plans to release 500 Arabian Oryx into the wild over the next 5 years. The Arabian Oryx stands...

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2007-07-17 10:39:19

The Gemsbok or Gemsbuck (Oryx gazella), is a large African antelope, of the Oryx genus. The name is derived from the Dutch name of the male chamois, Gemsbok. Although there are some superficial similarities in appearance, the chamois and the oryx are not related. Gemsbok are mainly desert-dwelling and do not depend on drinking to supply their physiological water needs. The species was introduced to New Mexico in the 1960's. The Gemsbok has an average shoulder height of four feet and can...

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2007-07-17 10:37:30

The Scimitar Oryx (Oryx dammah), is a species of oryx which formerly inhabited the whole of North Africa. It is not known today if the species is either extinct or existent in small numbers in central Niger and Chad. A global captive breeding program was initiated in the 1960s. In 1996, there were at least 1,250 captive animals held in zoos and parks around the world with a further 2,145 on ranches in Texas. A herd exists in a fenced nature preserve in Tunisia, and is being expanded with...

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