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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_well

An oil well is a boring in the Earth that is designed to bring petroleum oil hydrocarbons to the surface. Usually some natural gas is released along with the oil. A well that is designed to produce only gas may be termed a gas well

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/energy/oil-drilling

In 2008 alone, the United States produced an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil per day and imported 9.8 million barrels per day from other countries [source: U.S. Energy Information Administration]. This oil gets refined into gasoline, kerosene, heating oil and other products. To keep up ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drilling_rig

A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth's subsurface. Drilling rigs can be massive structures housing equipment used to drill water wells, oil wells, or natural gas extraction wells, or they can be small enough to be moved manually by one person and such are called augers.Drilling rigs can sample subsurface mineral deposits, test rock, soil and groundwater physical ...

sciencing.com/facts-5019362-oil-drilling.html

Oil drilling is the process by which tubing is bored through the Earth's surface and a well is established. A pump is connected to the tube and the petroleum under the surface is forcibly removed from underground. Oil drilling is a highly-specialized business that grew into the largest industry on the planet by ...

www.theguardian.com/business/2019/may/19/bp-pushed-for-arctic-drilling-rights...

BP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, according to documents that detail the British ...

www.ogj.com/oil-drilling-and-production.html

Oil drilling and production news, oil companies and resources.Oil & Gas Journal- Petroleum research, news and drilling equipment for the oil and gas industry

www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-13/great-australian-bight-protesters-take-to-sea...

More than 100 activists have braved the chilly waters off Oslo in a paddle-out protest against oil drilling proposed for the Great Australian Bight. Equinor is seeking approval to drill for oil ...

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www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/16/trump-wants-to-open-public-lands-to-oil...

Governor Jerry Brown expanded oil and gas drilling in California during his last two terms as governor, approving 21,000 new oil and gas drilling permits. Now the Trump administration wants to ...