drilling platform

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drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially

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The model drilling platform, which contains all the parts and equipment found in real platforms, is three meters long, two meters wide, and able to dig down two meters deep, Waleed Al-Areeqi, the head of the student project, proudly explains.
The drilling platform topsides will be installed in 2018, and the processing and living quarter topsides will follow in 2019.
Let us now take the necessary next step by acquiring a drilling platform as well," Erdogan reportedly said.
The drilling platform named "GSF Development Driller" which has entered to Turkish waters few days ago from Aegean Sea sailed into Bosporus on Saturday morning.
Qatar Shell also used the occasion to donate a model of the Seashell Rig drilling platform to Qatar, to be showcased at the new National Museum of Qatar.
The 30 still face charges for hooliganism, which carries a sentence of up to seven years, after being arrested following an attempt by some of the activists to scale an offshore drilling platform belonging to state-owned natural gas giant Gazprom.
Yildiz said a new drilling platform would arrive in the Black Sea in the second quarter of 2011, adding that TPAO and Exxon Mobile would take part in a consortium with the Brazilian Petrobras in exploration efforts.
In the first ten weeks since a pipe fractured 8,000 feet beneath the sea floor, the deep-water West Atlas drilling platform has spewed explosive gas into the air and an estimated nine million gallons of oil into the ocean between the northwest coast of Australia and the islands of Indonesia.
The Islamic Republic inaugurated a new oil drilling platform in the Caspian last week, despite its repeated insistence that no one can drill in the Caspian until the border issue has been settled.
Venezuela is poised to begin building the first joint Venezuelan-Chinese oil drilling platform in June, according to Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez, reports AFP (May 20, 2009):
All five people aboard were killed RUSSIA An unidentified survivor of an oil drilling platform Kolskaya is evacuated from a ship Magadan to a helicopter in the Sea of Okhotsk.
There are 50 companies in Turkey involved in search activities, as 173 wells were drilled and that the national drilling platform was needed in this environment more than before.
Yildiz is also scheduled to visit an oil drilling platform under construction by Turkish Petroleum Corporation, or TPAO.
The contract is worth approximately NOK 8 billion and includes engineering, procurement and construction of a new drilling platform.
Furthermore, the first part of the field development includes : four installations and jackets and comprises an accommodation platform, a drilling platform, a riser platform and a processing platform.