Quantcast

Latest Oil platforms Stories

Obama Administration Announces Offshore Drilling Plan
2011-11-10 06:36:44

As part of a five year proposal unveiled Wednesday, the White House announced plans to open new areas in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska for offshore oil drilling, but will continue to prohibit development on the East and West Coasts, according to John M. Broder of the New York Times. Broder said that the Obama administration's proposals, which will cover the five-year period from 2012 through 2017, "disappointed environmentalists but fell far short of what the oil industry and its...

2011-09-15 08:00:00

According to sources at DecomWorld by 2030, £24-30billion is projected to be spent on decommissioning around 470 offshore oil and gas installations, 10,000 km of pipelines, 5,000 wells and 15 onshore terminals on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf. (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 According to sources at DecomWorld by 2030, £24-30billion is projected to be spent on decommissioning around 470 offshore oil and gas installations, 10,000 km of pipelines, 5,000 wells and 15 onshore...


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.'
Related