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2012-01-23 15:00:00

According to sources at DecomWorld, the Gulf of Mexico's oil and gas industry has really shifted into top gear with decommissioning projects in the region at an all-time high. In 2010, the world's most active decommissioning market was kick-started when new legislation mandated the removal of idle offshore infrastructure. (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Sources at DecomWorld stated that in October 2010, the NTL mandate came into effect creating a huge boost in decommissioning projects in the Gulf...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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