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2012-09-13 23:02:49

Lucintel EstimatesGlobal Oil and Gas Field Equipment and Services Industry to Reach $613 Billion in 2017 Irving, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 The global oil and gas field equipment and services industry has experienced steady growth over the last five years, and it is expected to continue its solid upward momentum, reaching approximately US $613billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 6.9% over the next five years. Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has...

Oil Eating Bacteria Help Clean Up Deepwater Horizon Disaster
2012-09-12 15:06:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Deepwater Horizon, an ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned, semi-submersible off-shore drilling rig was an engineering marvel that set the record for drilling the world´s deepest oil well in September 2009. The roughly 7-mile-deep well is now infamous for being the site of the single largest off-shore oil spill in history, a disaster that captured the attention of world media for over 3 months. While BP has accepted...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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