drilling rig

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Synonyms for drilling rig

rig used in drilling for oil or gas

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The number of active gas rigs decreased by five to reach 169.
*** Baker Hughes Has Reported Another Dip In The Number Of Active Oil And Gas Rigs In The US.
2.A system of sensors installed on and below the sea's surface to detect terrorists attempting to climb onto the gas rigs, and an active-passive obstacle field around the installation.
FRACKING protesters have stormed a controversial gas rig in Lancashire for the second time in a month.
Environmental campaign group Frack Off entered the shale gas rig at Banks, near Southport, at around 5.30am.
Richard Moran, a married father of three, was on a gas rig in Morecambe Bay last Saturday when he had a heart attack.
THE gas rig worker saved by helicopter pilot Prince William on his first rescue mission has told how he waved thanks to the Royal - then only discovered later who he was.
PRINCE William helped rescue a heart attack victim from an offshore gas rig.
An investigation was under way yesterday after three men died following an accident on a gas rig supply vessel in the North Sea.
THIRTY workers were airlifted from a gas rig last night as a 3,000-ton cargo ship drifted out of control towards them.
The oil rig count grew 10 percent and the natural gas rig count grew 14 percent.
These contracts are for extension works at an onshore gas rig, on the south-west coast of Norway, said Fabricom in a press release.
An offshore gas rig off Norway's North Sea has been pumping [CO.sub.2] into a rock layer below the seafloor since 1996.
The total oil and gas rig count is now 74, up from this time last year.