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gas rig

[′gas ‚rig]
(mining engineering)
A borehole drill, either rotary or churn type, driven by a combustion-type engine energized by a combustible liquid, such as gasoline, or a combustible gas, such as bottle gas.
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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.
A first contract worth Euro 9 million is for the construction of three prefabricated modules for the gas rig.
An offshore gas rig off Norway's North Sea has been pumping [CO.
The natural gas rig count decreased for the seventh time in eleven weeks to 931 rigs (a loss of 10 from the previous week).
with Viking Services BV, to contract for a land-based oil and gas rig with deep drilling capacity and certain other oilfield services and crew for exploration activities within Zion s Megiddo-Jezreel License area in Israel.
WORK has started to dismantle a giant gas rig at a historic Tyneside ship yard.
The Prince, who is based in Wales, was co-pilot on board an RAF Sea King helicopter which was called to an off-shore gas rig in Morecambe Bay where a man was believed to have had a heart attack.
As a young news reporter in the 1970s I flew by helicopter to an exploratory gas rig in Morecambe Bay on a facility trip.
NEW YORK: Canada's Precision Drilling Trust will buy US driller Grey Wolf for $2 billion in cash and stock, creating one of the largest North American oil and gas rig operators, the companies said yesterday.
THE search for the body of a North gas rig worker, killed in the Morecambe Bay helicopter crash, was called off yesterday.
TWENTY workers were airlifted from a gas rig last night as a 3,000-tonne ship drifted out of control towards them.