drilling rig

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drilling rig

n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) the full name for rig16
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a mobile drilling platform used for exploratory offshore drilling
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Noun1.drilling rig - rig used in drilling for oil or gasdrilling rig - rig used in drilling for oil or gas
drilling platform, offshore rig - drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially
rig - gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
Translations

drilling rig

n (on land) → torre f di perforazione; (at sea) → piattaforma (per trivellazioni subacquee)
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Based on the above studies and geological/geophysical and geomorphological interpretation, A series of potential exploration blocks (21) were identified and an Auger Drilling programme was initiated in these four licences in large grid pattern.
Auger drilling defines new gold anomaly in the Nielle licence
A total of 1,879 meters of contract auger drilling has been completed to date.
Semafo initiated exploration on the TBH in June 2011 following a compilation of historical early-stage exploration work in the area that revealed the presence of a 10-km-long geophysical trend associated with sporadic auger drilling geochemical anomalies.
These areas of gold anomalism were then sampled by auger drilling on a 50 x 125 metre pattern and the results of the auger work confirmed several areas of gold anomalism (Figure 1).
Global Banking News-November 5, 2011--Laconia Resources reports high grade Silver assays from Auger Drilling at 701 Mile Project(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
So far, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) or auger drilling technology has been used, based on the respective project requirements.
So far, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) or auger drilling technology have been used, based on the respective project requirements.
Our next step is to undertake another auger drilling programme to infill, refine and further extend the Kampti targets in order to prepare for the next round of RC and diamond drilling.
At Site 8, officials were able to test for TCE down to 185 feet, but the auger drilling the hole could go no deeper, Lovenburg said.
The report also describes nuance features of use of drilling rigs by drilling method, and presents analysis of drilling rigs by segments of air-hammer drilling, roller-bit drilling and auger drilling.
Contract award notice: Framework agreement with purchase orders for the realization of directed or auger drilling for drinking water and pressure and gravity sewer systems