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Synonyms for spud

a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds

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initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum

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produce buds, branches, or germinate

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Aker BP-operated 30/12-2 Nipa exploration well spudded on August 14 with Deepsea Stavanger rig.
Lundin spudded its Goddo exploration well 16/5-8 on July 8 with the Leiv Eiriksson rig targeting pre-drill resources of 112 mmboe in fractured basement on the Utsira High, close to the operator's Edvard Grieg field.
1, 1993, so long as (1) the wellbore was spudded after Dec.
In a second ruling, post-1992 recompletions (completing a well again in the same or different producing zone) of wells originally spudded before Jan.
WEST OF SHETLAND Hurricane Energy spudded the 205/26b-14 Lincoln Crestal well on July 12, appraising the Lincoln discovery.
Total spudded its 206/4a-5 Glendronach well on July 16, appraising the 2018 206/4a-4 discovery well.
NORTH SEA Lundin spudded its Goddo exploration well 16/5-8 on July 8 with the Leiv Eiriksson rig.
Three wells were spudded and one well was completed in July.
Since the last report, six wells have spudded and four have completed.
At the time of writing, four exploration wells were spudded and one exploration well had completed in May.