Monthly Archives: May 2007

Verschärfte Vernehmung

This blog post is disturbing enough, but some of the responses are downright scary. First read the original, along with the references, then follow the talk-backs. “The Bull in Full” has a particularly good analysis, part of which I’ve excerpted … Continue reading

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I See It Clearly

Here’s an interesting juxtaposition. First, the current president speaking at a press conference in the Rose Garden on May 25 (link): “Failure in Iraq affects the security of this country. It’s hard for some Americans to see that, I fully … Continue reading

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Oooguruk Flow Line Update

Pioneer Natural Resources successfully hydrotested the Oooguruk project flow line a couple weeks ago. Ice-out should be happening soon, so all equipment has been moved off the ice. Nabors rig 19 has been rehabbed and set up on the island … Continue reading

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Oooguruk Pipeline Installation

[Updated 12 June 2008] Here are some photographs of the new bundled pipeline being installed by Pioneer Natural Resources from their offshore Oooguruk platform to the shore tie-in at Kuparuk. This is the second submerged pipeline put in to service … Continue reading

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This I Believe

The following is something that I wrote about a year ago. I had intended to send it in to NPR’s “This I Believe” series, but never got around to it. This I believe: I believe in community responsibility. I believe … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as an “e-worker”

I just spent a frustrating day listening to Microsoft and Dell representatives laud how my fellow workers are “e-workers”. Before e-mail, I don’t recall being called a “telephone worker” or a “pen & paper worker”. I don’t hear anyone talking … Continue reading

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