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2013-05-11 23:02:59

Refiners will increase their facilities' capacity to handle more crude oil as output rises, but will have to contend with government regulations designed to increase the use of renewable and environmentally friendly fuels; these regulations will limit revenue growth in the years to come. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Petroleum Refining industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 The Petroleum...


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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