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2013-09-24 23:02:01

Peace River is one of the largest Oilsand locations in Alberta. Recently, a leading third party oil and gas engineering company has confirmed using the conservative NI 51-101 criteria that there is a potential 1.6 billion barrels of petroleum initially in place (PIIP). (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Peace River is one of the largest Oilsand locations in Alberta. Recently, a leading third party oil and gas engineering company has confirmed using the conservative NI 51-101 criteria that there...


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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