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2008-09-25 09:00:48

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) (Houston, Texas) has delayed a proposed $350 million, 25,000-barrel-per-day delayed coker unit addition at a refinery in Ferndale, Washington. The coker will have two coke drums and utilize ConocoPhillips' proprietary ThruPlus delayed coking technology. Construction is expected to commence in early 2012. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...


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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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