Moomba


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Moomba

(ˈmuːmbə)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a festival held annually in Melbourne since 1954, named in the belief that moomba was an Aboriginal word meaning "Let's get together and have fun"
2. (Placename) a natural gas field in South Australia
3. (Mining & Quarrying) a natural gas field in South Australia
[from a native Australian language moom buttocks, anus]
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- Continued exploration, appraisal and development success, with increased volumes expected to be transported through the new Western Flank oil flowline network to Moomba;
The project incorporates looping construction of 584-mile of 18-inch gas pipeline from Wallumbilla in South East Queensland to Moomba in South Australia.
He played with a celebrity karaoke band, which featured Moby, Slash from Guns'n'Roses, The Cult's Billy Duffy and Donovan Leitch, at LA restaurant Moomba on Friday.
But in the social circulatory system of Hollywood -- a fiercely competitive circuit stretching from Moomba to the Four Seasons to the Avalon Hotel -- the normal dating etiquette doesn't seem to apply.
One of the country's most significant infrastructure projects is the 2,000-km (1,243-mile) Darwin-Moomba pipeline and enhancements to existing infrastructure on the Moomba to Adelaide Pipeline.
She's still to master her sister's gossip column-filling antics - such as turning up at the famous Moomba Club in fishnet stockings and an overcoat and performing a karaoke Madonna number.
We are laying the groundwork for infrastructure development that will deliver more secure and reliable power into the medium term, including through a $5.2 million national interest and cost-benefit analysis study into the construction of gas pipelines from the Northern Territory and Western Australia to the east coast, through Moomba in South Australia.
This success supports recent record daily net oil production, in excess of 10,000 barrels of oil per day ("bopd"), through the oil trunkline from Lycium into Moomba (Beach 60% and operator, Senex Energy Limited 40%).
Given the patchy drilling results, developers are scouring Australia for supplies from inland conventional fields, such as those around Moomba in the central desert, to meet contracts to customers taking gas from these initial projects.
As proposed, the 112-mile QSN Pipeline will connect existing infrastructure in the northeastern state of Queensland with the gas production hub of Moomba in central Australia, which is already connected via two pipelines to the New South Wales capital city Sydney on the east coast, and Adelaide, capital of South Australia, on the nation's southern coast.
The couple were spotted recently enjoying a cosy candlelit dinner at Moomba in Los Angeles.
The annual Elton John/ AIDS Foundation benefit viewing dinner/postparty will be at Moomba (about two blocks north of Mortons).