TITLE

Rig talk

AUTHOR(S)
Van Boven, Sarah; Seibert, Sam
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Newsweek;8/14/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mentions buzzwords pertaining to oil drilling on Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Examples include, `worm,' which describes a rig rookie, `rat hole,' which is storage space for drilling apparatus, and `doghouse,' which is the boss' office, adjoining drilling platform; Others.
ACCESSION #
9508147642

 

Related Articles

  • To drop, or not to drop in. Tiberghien, Susan M. // Christian Science Monitor;4/1/98, Vol. 90 Issue 87, p16 

    Presents the author's comments on the use of the term `dropping in' during a trip to France. Reaction to the use of the term.

  • Glossary.  // Monthly Energy Review;Dec97, p167 

    Presents a glossary of terms used in `Energy Review' magazine. Definition of anthracite; Description of asphalt; Information on aviation gasoline blending components; Details on other terms.

  • GLOSSARY. Williams, Colleen Madonna Flood // Festivals of Mexico;2003, p58 

    The article presents a glossary of terms that are associated with Mexico.

  • Let's hear it for the lowly sound bite! Wernick, Robert // Smithsonian;Aug96, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p62 

    Describes the use of sound bites throughout history. Definition of a sound bite; The influence that sound bites have on the public; Values attached to sound bites; Importance of what is said and when it is said; Negative slant given to the term `sound byie' by editorialists and commentators;...

  • Snookered again. Lawson, Ron // Dirt Bike;Jan1998, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6 

    Recounts an indivdual experience on a motorrace with Tim Olson.

  • Glossary.  // Bangladesh;2005, pN.PAG 

    This chapter presents a glossary of terms related to Bangladesh.

  • The detachable `dis' word. Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor;4/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 93, p17 

    Describes humorously the usage of the word `dis.'

  • Terms to know.  // Junior Scholastic;10/18/96, Vol. 99 Issue 4/5, p38 

    Presents a glossary of terms found in the `World in Focus' and `Who's Who Among Government Leaders' articles of the October 18, 1996 edition of the `Junior Scholastic' periodical.

  • Key words.  // Scholastic Update;02/23/98, Vol. 130 Issue 10, p20 

    Presents terms and phrases relating to politics and government. Definition of terms and phrases.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics