deep-water deep-water

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or carried on in waters of great depth

Usage(s):

  1. This month it signed a production deal for three deep-water exploration blocks off the Rakhine coast.
  2. But only if there are engineers and scientists to design the deep-water platforms, conduct the advanced seismology, route the new pipelines and so on.
  3. Venezuela's state-run Petroleos de Venezuela is considered a lesser player because it has little deep-water drilling experience.

News

  • International submersibles firm files for permit to build Pocasset facility

    Hydroid Inc. of Pocasset, the high-technology international business that builds deep-water submersibles, applied Wednesday for a building permit to move forward with its $6.7 million building plan at Henry Drive in Heritage Commercial Park, off MacArthur Boulevard, Pocasset.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bourne Courier

Quotes

  • "I know this creates difficulty for the people who work on these rigs, but for the sake of their safety, and for the sake of the entire region, we need to know the facts before we allow deep-water drilling to continue," he said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
profusion profusion
/prə ˈfju ʒən /