tool pusher


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tool pusher

n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) a foreman who supervises drilling operations on an oil rig
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It's an entire chain: the tool pusher, the rig worker, the company man representing BP, the people in the Minerals Management Service office in New Orleans.
A driller can advance to tool pusher in charge of one or more drilling rigs.