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    to stop. “This countryside is magnificent; it always takes my breath away. I’ve not hiked here in years.” She sighed. “It’s been way too long.” “I just can’t believe that ye’re, here again. I had wondered if ye were still coming to Scotland each year. I didnae approach yer seanmhair to ask as I thought it would seem strange for a grown male to be asking after teenage lass.” She laughed as she said, “I’m so sure, Seanmhair would have wondered if you might be some kind of perv. Even though you were always a gentleman in our friendship. Now that I am grown, she wouldn’t bat an eye at you asking. I often wondered what you were doing each summer I came to visit my Seanmhair.” “I mainly helped my Athair in the family business or worked on the oil rig. I see ye still have the pink pearl. It looks lovely made into a necklace; I was surprised, to see ye wearing it at the pub when I bumped into ye.” He…

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    lifeless and abandoned and coated with oil. A place that once attracted people and animals alike. That is the future if offshore oil drilling continues. Crude oil has been a prominent industry since the late 19th century. In today 's world, the demand for oil has reached an all time high. Therefore, the desperate search for more fuel has prompted the exploitation of oil resources through methods such as offshore oil drilling. Offshore oil drilling is the method of extracting oil from the seabed…

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    place for the oil rigs. Tougher laws should be put in place and add harsher requirements aiming at the prevention of equipment failures that cause damage to the environment. Tougher safety requirements could be put in place of the already applied laws such as policies that require the oil industry to regulate oil and gas production, air quality, cultural resources, ecological resources (fish, wildlife, mammals, etc.), energy development, hazardous materials and waste management, health and…

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    marine wildlife and coastal economies. In 1967, the first major oil spill occurred off of the coast of the Isles of Scilly, when 38 million gallons of oil were spilled into surrounding waters. Including this incident, 36 major spills have occurred since 1967, exposing marine environments to at least one trillion gallons of oil (Oil). Now, it is being debated about whether or not to drill for natural resources off of the Southeastern Coast. In my opinion, companies should not be allowed to drill…

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    “Oil currently accounts for 37 percent of U.S. energy use — more than any other fuel source — and 94 percent of transportation fuel” (Primary Energy Consumption by Source and Sector, 2010). With more than one third of the nation’s energy being produced by oil, it would be ridiculous to want to limit or reduce the means by which it is extracted right? The issue concerning offshore drilling and its limitations has become an ongoing debate, causing two major sides, with opposing opinions to form.…

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    mishaps that clutched my sympathy card that won the day, well the novel did get a 'Prix Goncourt.' Notably, everyone lives in trepidation of waking up on Christmas morning and finding two blocks of ice peeping out from the duvet - a visitation from Frosty the Snowman, I hasten a guess. The 'Evening Standard' paid homage to the beyond brilliance of capturing sympathy from the off; thus, as a Houellebecq fan and reader; I, don't fully agree. I've good knowledge that Houellebecq grumbled…

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    Risk assessment of Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Explosion and Oil Spill and Current Layout Shishir Tripathi Abstract—The explosion and the consequent sinking of Deepwater Horizon oil rig resulted in one of the worst accidental oil spill disaster in the history of petroleum industry. The investigation reports conclude several causes leading to the disaster. The primary cause for the incident, however, is attributed to the negligence and absence of disaster management procedures and protocols. The…

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    Oil has been a vital part of everyday life for decades. It is our main source of fuel in automobiles and other machinery. Oil has its benefits, but people seem to ignore the process of acquiring oil. Oil drilling is a dangerous and risky process. It runs the risk of contaminating the surrounding water and harming the organisms that live in it. The process also emits large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, better known as the BP oil spill, was a prime…

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    Introduction Software as a service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. (Wikipedia.com) In this assignment I will review the different strategic options I would use as a CIO of Super Training Corporation. In order to move the delivery educational software platform to Software as a Service model I will need to lay out a very strategic plan that’s not only time sensitive, but also feasible . Training…

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    First, I want to talk and discuss about “Race.” In this world, we have many countries with many types of people like: Korean, American, Vietnamese, Indian, and etc. there is not only cause they lived in different countries, for they have different about culture, skin, and language of each countries. I am a Vietnamese person and living in there for seventeen years before I moved to U.S. When I came to America, I saw a lot of difference from culture to race of people. There are people with white,…

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