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2006-05-24 12:25:13

Please read in first paragraph, "...the Trans-Alaska Pipeline..." instead of "...the Transatlantic Pipeline..." A corrected version follows. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. federal authorities are investigating reports of improper repairs made to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline by employees of oil companies that own the pipeline, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The 800-mile pipeline is run by Alyeska Pipeline Service Co, formed by BP Plc, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips The...

2006-05-24 00:27:56

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. federal authorities are investigating reports of improper repairs made to the Transatlantic Pipeline by employees of oil companies that own the pipeline, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The 800-mile pipeline is run by Alyeska Pipeline Service Co, formed by BP Plc, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Environmental Protection Agency are looking into whether the company and government officials...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'