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2008-10-08 09:00:42

Conduit Capital Partners LLC, a private equity investment firm focused on infrastructure investment and development in Latin America and the Caribbean, today announced that its subsidiary, Kuntur Transportadora de Gas, S.A.C. ("Kuntur"), has been awarded a 30-year concession contract by the Government of Peru to build a 700 mile pipeline that will carry natural gas from the Camisea gas fields to the port of Ilo in Southern Peru. Development and construction costs for the pipeline, known as...


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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