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Gippsland

(gĭps`lănd), geographical area, 13,655 sq mi (35,366 sq km), Victoria, SE Australia, E of Melbourne. There are deposits of coal, oil and natural gas (offshore), and limestone. Gold was formerly mined. Dairy and beef cattle are raised, and corn, oats, and sugar beets are grown. The region also supports timber and tourist industries.

Gippsland

a fertile region of SE Australia, in SE Victoria, extending east along the coast from Melbourne to the New South Wales border. Area: 35 200 sq. km (13 600 sq. miles)
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The company also has offshore exploration interests in the Gippsland Basin and in PNG as well as oil & gas production interests in Canada.
The Government will work with the Gippsland region to address key challenges, including:
While at Mirboo North Secondary College, Mr Merlino addressed the South Gippsland Principals Network on the value of learning from local industry and the importance of building links between schools and industry.
Gippsland will benefit from the fund, which has the backing of the Victorian Farmers Federation.
The Andrews Labor Government has invested millions of dollars into the training sector in Gippsland to help the region recover from harsh cuts by the former Coalition Government, which left Federation Training on the brink of collapse.
Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined 70 Gippsland business leaders and key government stakeholders at Narkoojee Winery in Glengarry to officially launch the initiative on behalf of the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford.
The Garfish-1 exploration well in Production License VIC/L29, in the Gippsland Basin, was setting 13 3/8 inch casing after having reached a depth of 2,345 feet true vertical depth sub sea ("TVDSS").
Gippsland locals will benefit from a $15 million Andrews Labor Government commitment to establish one-stop-shop Skills and Jobs Centres across Victoria.
4 under the subheading "The Geological Oil Trend starts from the Northwest to the Southeast portion of the Gippsland Basin," should read: The geological oil trend leads southeast to the Coelacanth-1 structure on ACOR's ORRI under VIC/P45 with possible estimated reserves of approximately 74,000,000 barrels of oil or $7,400,000,000 at current market prices of $100.
The Sole gas field is situated in the offshore Gippsland Basin and is about to go in detailed Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for a development to start production in late 2018/early 2019.
Gippsland students will have clearer pathways to higher education with the opening of Federation Training's $14.