Rokan

Rokan

 

a river in Sumatra, in Indonesia. It is approximately 300 km long and drains an area of approximately 19,000 sq km. It flows primarily across a swampy plain covered with equatorial forests. The Rokan empties into the Strait of Malacca, forming an estuary approximately 30 km long. The river has a mean flow rate of approximately 1,100 cu m per sec. It is full throughout the year. The Rokan is navigable. The port of Ba-gansiapi-api is located in the estuary.

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RIYADH: The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has warned people against drinking Rokan and Al-Dar bottled water, sizes 200, 330, and 600 ml, produced by Al-Dar factory for water, juice, and plastic in Madinah, for exceeding the acceptable limits of bromate.
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Siak is located in a prolific hydrocarbon region adjacent to the PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia operated Rokan PSC from which 11 bn barrels of oil have been recovered since 1952 and which produced 335,000 bopd in 2012 (accounting for 39% of Indonesia's total oil production) from fields including the super major Minas and Duri oil fields
The Orang Sakai are traditionally shifting cultivators who generally kept their distance from the outside world by living in the forests that stretched between the edges of the local Malay kingdoms of Siak and the Rokan kingdom.
SAS sells a number of types of high yield hybrid rice seeds known with the brands of Bernas Rokan, Bernas Super and Bernas Prima.
LNG supply costs at Rokan could increase as a result of the project's deepwater location, potentially creating LNG price-negotiating difficulties with Malaysia's Petronas Gas Berhad, given the relatively low gas-price tolerances of local consumers.
A security source said to NINA reporter " the gunmen were in a civilian car when they opened fire with automatic weapons, targeting the victim who named Rokan Mahmoud near his home in Jalawla district killing him instantly on the spot and escaped to an unknown destination.
CPI has the offshore Rokan Block, under a separate PSC, where a small field was found in 1996.
These names probably relate to the stretch of coastline around the mouth of the Rokan River that was regularly described by the seventeenth century Dutch as Groote Rivier Rackan (the great river Rokan).
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of information mapping strategy on mathematics conceptual knowledge of junior high school students in Rokan Hulu Riau, Indonesia.