Offshore (1979) is a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. It won the Booker Prize for that year. It recalls her time spent on boats on the Thames in Battersea. The novel explores the liminality of people who do not belong to the land or the sea, but are somewhere in between. The epigraph, "che mena il vento, e che batte la pioggia, e che s'incontran con si aspre lingue" ("whom the wind drives, or whom the rain beats, or those who clash with such bitter tongues") comes from Canto XI of Dante's Inferno.
"Offshore", when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under the sea, or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field. There are various types of platform used in the development of offshore oil and gas fields, and subsea facilities.
It is difficult, sometimes, to live in Australia when you have money. So said a friend the other day, bemoaning the fact that whenever he needed anything of quality – be it clothing, bed linen or furniture – he needed to shop offshore ...Contacts, it seems, are king.
No trouble the day after ... Why is it naturally assumed that wherever wine is being drunk, people in linen pants are counting money and discussing offshore holdings and wherever beer is being drunk there's a large sporting event nearby or a game of cornhole just waiting to happen? For every 30-pack of Busch, there's a box of Franzia ... ....
Let's put this out there. Why is it naturally assumed that wherever wine is being drunk, people in linen pants are counting money and discussing offshore holdings and wherever beer is being drunk there's a large sporting event nearby or a game of cornhole just waiting to happen? For every 30-pack of Busch, there's a box of Franzia ... Â ... Â ... Â ... Â ... Style ... Â ... .
One of the bills, being developed by the Federal Tax Service, is part of its long and fruitless fight with offshore companies ...Russia seems reluctant to wash its dirty linen in public and prefers keeping an eye on the information it wants or does not want disclosed, and on the offshore companies it wants or does not want caught.
They were told the hotel's managers had left and the building been stripped of bed linen.". Two months ago, administrators in the offshore tax haven of Grenada took control of a private bank which was part of ImperialConsolidated's string of 11 subsidiaries, known as ImperiumBank, and appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers to review its finances ... .
He said a changing global market placed demands and the increasing importance of new international trade structures beyond 2005 would result in SheridanAustralia sourcing more finished product for its bed-linen and bathroom fashion business.
In an opportunistic stroke, the ANZ used a $404 million net abnormal gain on the sale of its offshore Grindlays arm to offset a number of "dirty linen" expenses, including an $81 million writedown of its Indonesian Panin Bank investment ...Offshore, the bank recorded a "surprise" $25 million debt write-off against an unnamed Asian client.