tie back


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tie something back

to bind or fasten something back out of the way. George tied the curtains back to let a little more light in. Let me tie back the vines out of the way.
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tie back

v.
To draw something backward and fasten it: I gathered my hair and tied it back in a ponytail. We tied back the curtains so that they wouldn't blow around in the breeze.
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Curran said: "Ideally, we would take the tie back to Parkhead as a draw would suit us better than a victory.
Aibel has secured a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract from Woodside regarding the subsea tie back to the Ngujima-Yin FPSO.
This focus on the automotive category is a tie back to Hampton's 1973 roots, when the company's first launch was a weatherproof padlock for spare tires.
The Lomond Platform (Operated by BG) was being actively pursued as the preferred Subsea tie back host until BG announced the cancellation of their proposed Bridge Linked Platform (BLP) Project.
It is designed to process production from six anchor fields and has excess payload capacity to tie back up to 10 additional fields.
Under that original contract AMEC successfully completed a number of major projects including two subsea tie backs from the Gaupe, North West Seymour wells and a subsequent major topside modification of the Armada platform, topside modifications on the North Everest platform and a subsea tie back as part of the Everest East expansion.
Enventure's OHC seals directly against the formation and eliminates the need to tie back into the base casing.
The contract scope includes the project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of two 5 kilometre pipeline bundles which will tie back the Cayley field to the new Bridge-Linked Platform (BLP) at the Montrose facility.
If this well is successful, the prospect could potentially be developed in conjunction with Blane via subsea tie back to Gyda.
NYSE:MDR) ("McDermottt"), announced today that Shell has awarded two contracts for the installation of pipe-in-pipe subsea flowlines for the Habanero and the Llano projects, both of which will tie back to Shell's Auger tension leg platform located in 2,860 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico.
5km production pipeline, water injection pipeline, gas lift pipeline and control umbilical to tie back the Shaw Field to the BLP.
Because Gannett's business units are located all over the country, it was imperative for its local business units to be able to submit financial data in a timely manner, leverage the reporting capabilities of Microsoft Excel, and tie back to a centralized database.
The company is involved in exploration, exploitation, and production in addition to operating pipeline facilities providing transportation, processing and tie back services to neighboring operators.
A satellite facility is being constructed and after installation and tie back to the G platform, production is expected to commence in November 1999.
Following completion of activities at CN-3, Carmanah will move the rig to the south lobe and tie back CS-3 to CPP, the southern platform and, if time permits, rework CS-1 before moving to the Camar-6 location.