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drilling rig

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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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Patterson-UTI reported that for the month of July 2019, the company had an average of 150 drilling rigs operating.
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Qatar Petroleum has awarded contracts for eight offshore Jackup Drilling Rigs required for the North Field Expansion Project.
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International Resource News-March 26, 2019--Weatherford International completes sale of two land drilling rigs
26 March 2019 - Ireland-based oil field service company Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) has completed the sale of two land drilling rigs that were relocated in Algeria and has delivered two idle land drilling rigs from Iraq, the company said.
The drilling rigs removed from service included Tulsa-based Unit's remaining 29 mechanical drilling rigs and 12 SCR drilling rigs.
During the recent market downturn, many drill rigs had been sitting idle, which made it easier to cannibalize components and parts to keep actively drilling rigs running.
As one of the leading land drilling equipment manufacturers in the world and the largest land drilling rig exporter in PRC, Honghua is primarily engaged in manufacturing conventional land drilling rigs, digital drilling rigs, accessories of drilling rigs, as well as the parts and components for the drilling rigs or for the maintenance of the drilling rigs in operation.
ISLAMABAD -- Balochistan Irrigation Department has received two truck-mounted water well drilling rigs with the procurement assistance from the Government of Japan.