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  • The amber-girls agitated the sea-bed with rakes, and netted the amber which floated to the surface.

    Donna Chavez chats with the husband and wife writing team of Michael G Jacob and Daniela De Gregorio who, using the pseudonym Michael Gregorio, coauthor the Hanno Stiffeniis series

  • BP's stock gyrated similarly last year, buffeted by everything from bad weather to robotic snafus on the sea-bed, not to mention a steady drip-feed of comments from politicians and clean-up officials.

    BP's Parallel With Japan Crisis

  • It stood poised for a moment as if on the crest of a great wave, then crashed down towards the sea-bed.

    A Sorcerous Mist

  • Whether it has been the resumption of probing flights by nuclear bombers towards NATO airspace or the aggressive assertion of suzerainty over the sea-bed of the Arctic or plans to base a fleet in the Mediterranean once more or its chilling bullying of its former Warsaw pact satellites with threats of nuclear targeting, the message has been clear: Russia has returned to a situation where she is a threat to the West.

    Archive 2008-08-17

  • It stood poised for a moment as if on the crest of a great wave, then crashed down towards the sea-bed.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • Once again, it turns the focus on its contractors: "Additional relevant information may be forthcoming, for example, when Halliburton's samples of the cement used in the well are released for testing and when the rig's blow-out preventer [owned and operated by Transocean] is fully examined now that it has been recovered from the sea-bed."

    BP oil spill report – as it happened

  • Whether it has been the resumption of probing flights by nuclear bombers towards NATO airspace or the aggressive assertion of suzerainty over the sea-bed of the Arctic or plans to base a fleet in the Mediterranean once more or its chilling bullying of its former Warsaw pact satellites with threats of nuclear targeting, the message has been clear: Russia has returned to a situation where she is a threat to the West.

    Freedom is Worth Crying For, Isn't It?

  • Even after explosion and fire had disabled its crew-operated controls, the rig's blow-out preventer on the sea-bed should have activated automatically to seal the well.

    Text of BP Statement on Gulf Accident

  • The currently estimated blowout rate of nearly 5,000 barrels a day could have doubled had the producing formation contained more oil and the pressure on the leaking well head been less (i.e., if the depth of the water above the sea-bed had been 1,000 feet instead of 5,000 feet).

    Learn From the BP Disaster. Then Drill Again.

  • It noted that additional relevant information may be forthcoming, for example, when Halliburton's samples of the cement used in the well are released for testing and when the rig's blow-out preventer is fully examined now that it has been recovered from the sea-bed.

    Text of BP Statement on Gulf Accident

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