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Approximate

Describing a measure coming close to but not necessarily reaching the exact value. Approximate measures can be inaccurate but are often necessary when more precise information is unavailable.
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in January, February and March sold 4517 barrels of oil for approximate total gross revenue of $223, 635.
Given management's stated intention to eliminate all ratings triggers from various WMB sponsored structured financings, Fitch has re- calculated pro forma leverage ratios on a more conservative basis to include all off balance sheet and contingent obligations which, including WCG Note Trust, currently approximate $2.
MOXY is the operator of the Vermilion 160 Field Unit where the MOXY/MCN program currently owns a 40-percent working interest and an approximate 28-percent net revenue interest.
The total indebtedness of the Company currently approximates $3,735,000.