Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Annals of Funny Press Releases, Part MCLVII

Speaking of, a colleague passes this press release on, drawing particular attention to the phrase "pressure pumping":
Attention Business And Energy Editors:
BJ Services Announces Declaration of Dividend

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /CNW/ -- BJ Services Company announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $.08 per share, payable April 15, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2005.
BJ Services Company is a leading provider of pressure pumping and other oilfield services to the petroleum industry.
The BJ Services Company website (suitable for work) elaborates on the company's core services, which include "stimulation, downhole tools and coiled tubing services worldwide."

This is me in Grade 9, baby. This is me in Grade 9.

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