step out

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go outside a room or building for a short period of time

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The two holes were drilled as step outs in Zone 45 where two discovery holes were previously announced November 23, 2009.
Against the background of existing wells depleting as well as growing step out distances, subsea boosting is becoming increasingly important in offshore oil exploitation.
Hole 01-11, a 40 m (130 ft) step out to the ENE of hole 01-7A, had to be abandoned before reaching the target depth.
He said over the short term BP was looking for support from the supply chain for high pressure/high temperature developments, tie-backs and step outs, subsea processing and power systems and finished by telling the supply chain; "BP are spending money once more.