Latest drill site Stories

2009-07-30 10:50:00

Kumano Basin off Kii Peninsula, approximately 58 km southeast of Japan— Despite harsh atmospheric and ocean conditions, and complex geological characteristics of its drill site, the deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling

2009-07-30 10:25:11

Researchers aboard drilling vessel Chikyu report successful completion of first riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone.

2008-07-21 08:45:05

By Mike Lee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 21--FORT WORTH -- The turmoil over a gas pipeline down Carter Avenue continues: Residents are organizing a second meeting to discuss the pipeline. The City Council member who represents the area is still working to find an alternate route.

2008-07-15 06:00:51

US-based integrated energy major ConocoPhillips has announced the successful startup of the third Alpine satellite oil field, the Qannik, approximately two months ahead of schedule.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.