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Tellus

(tĕl`əs), in Roman religion, earth goddess; also called Terra Mater. As a goddess of fertility, she was worshiped at festivals held in January (in conjunction with Ceres) and in April. Tellus was identified with the Greek Gaea.

Tellus

(tell -ŭs) Latin name for the Earth.
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According to the contract, Sequa Petroleum NV acquires 15 percent of the Gina Krog unit from Total through its Norwegian subsidiary, Tellus Petroleum AS.
Upon completion of the sale, Total will retain a 15% interest in Gina Krog alongside Statoil (58.7%, operator), Tellus Petroleum (15%), PGNiG Upstream International (8%) and Det norske oljeselskap ASA (3.3%).
New Mind | tellUs says its aim is to position the islands as a "world class sustainable tourism destination".
Tellus Resources Limited is an Australian-based mineral exploration company that was incorporated on 21 June 2010.
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Powis, Co-Chairs of the Local Arrangements Committee, planned an outstanding program, including the reception at the Tellus Georgia Science Museum on Friday evening.
The barrel kept at the chateau was dubbed 'Tellus' after the Roman goddess of the land, and the other 'Neptune' after the sea god.
"More Jobs, Less Pollution: Growing the Recycling Economy in the U.S.," released by Tellus Institute and Sound Resource Management, also said that the higher recycling rate would mean reduced pollution and improved public health, along with generating strong local economies with stable employment bases.
OUT OF THE REAL (Birkhauser) showcases 28 of them, including, at right, the Tellus Nursery School.