Oil-drilling rigs and gas-drilling rigs are similar in that they both include equipment to create holes in the ground to access deposits of naturally occurring substances; they mainly differ in their extraction tools. An... More »

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Drilling rigs use pumps in several ways, depending on the stage of the drilling process, with the first use of the pump sucking mud up from the drill reservoir until it reaches the oil. When the rig locates oil, the rig ... More »

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Visit the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum in Galveston, Texas, or the International Petroleum Museum & Exposition in Morgan City, Louisiana, to explore a retired oil rig. Alternatively, contact the Countryside Co... More »

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Horizontal drilling is a method of creating wells for water, oil or natural gas by altering the usual vertical angle of the well. By drilling sideways, the well can increase the "pay zone," thus increasing the amount of ... More »

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Baker Hughes Direct is an online portal that provides online access for clients, vendors and employees of Baker Hughes, an oilfield services company that offers solutions for oil and gas operators. Baker Hughes Direct en... More »

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Drilling rigs use pumps in several ways, depending on the stage of the drilling process, with the first use of the pump sucking mud up from the drill reservoir until it reaches the oil. When the rig locates oil, the rig ... More »

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An oil rig recruitment is a hiring process that occurs when oil rig stations seek employee personnel to add to the manpower at the station. The process may occur through a second party, such as a recruitment agency. More »

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