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  • n. Plural form of seepage.


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  • The tar springs, or "seepages," indicate to the oil prospector where deposits of oil may possibly be found.

    Conservation Reader

  • While some mannerisms are seepages from our own archive of odd behaviours or picked out from the world around us, sometimes they seem to just materialise on the page.

    Mannerisms – the Icing on the Cake « Write Anything

  • The natural gas seepages may well be the result of different dynamics on Mars and Earth, but Mumma considers the comparable sizes to be significant.

    First Contact

  • A lot of the times the cardboard would stick, and overspray underspray little seepages.

    Marina Cashdan: The Rebirth of Rob Pruitt

  • The company has been encouraged by hydrocarbon seepages in Greenland, but has yet to make a commercial discovery.

    Cairn Abandons Two Greenland Wells

  • Admiral THAD ALLEN (U.S. Coast Guard): It is the collective opinion of the folks that are talking about this that the small seepages we are finding right now do not present, at least at this point, any indication that there is a threat to the wellbore.

    Oil, Gas Leaking From Gulf Well

  • Confrontations continued over last weekend as tests showed possible seepages on the seabed, leading Adm. Allen on Sunday to issue a terse directive for BP to make preparations to let the oil start flowing to the surface again.

    U.S. Drills Deep Into BP as Spill Drama Drags On

  • I was up there on the dyke trying to plug this seepages or leaks.

    After The Floods, Misery And Motivation In Pakistan

  • Are you implying that of the 20 or so incident reports a day, that all of them were caused by natural seepage, and that all of these seepages which occured at oil and gas facilities was a coincidence and that the incidents were actually natural occurences?

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Although energy companies have developed many techniques that can reduce the spills and seepages [6] that have occurred across the country, they are usually left to implement them when and if they choose, meaning protections can be entirely different between drilling fields a couple of miles apart.

    Natural Gas Drilling in America


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