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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Regularisation and standardisation of borehole drilling and water supply activities will serve as a source of internally generated revenue for all tiers of government, experts under the auspices of Association of Water Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners(AWDROP), have said.
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Also, the company's subsidiary signed definitive agreements with ADES International Holding plc in July 2018, for the sale of Weatherford's land drilling rig operations in Algeria, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia as well as two idle land rigs in Iraq, for a total cash purchase price of USD287.5m (the transaction).
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