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abandon

[ə′ban·dən]
(engineering)
To stop drilling and remove the drill rig from the site of a borehole before the intended depth or target is reached.
(petroleum engineering)
To terminate oil and gas production from a well when it becomes unprofitable.

abandon

i. To bail out or eject out of an aircraft and let it crash. Used as a command, as in “abandon aircraft.”
ii. To walk away or leave an aircraft on the ground in an emergency as when it is on fire.
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According to the Independent, a judge in the Tuscan city of Grosseto ordered Schettino to be tried for multiple manslaughters, abandoning ship and other charges.
Meanwhile the ship's captain, Francesco Schettino, remains under house arrest, facing charges of manslaughter and abandoning ship.
Prosecutors are investigating charges of mass manslaughter and abandoning ship while passengers were in danger.
Almost two years after he was blamed for capsizing the cruise liner Costa Concordia and abandoning ship as it sank, Francesco Schettino has had his mariner's licence suspended.
The ship's captain is currently under house arrest, and is being investigated for alleged manslaughter and abandoning ship during evacuation.
Schettino is facing charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
Last night Schettino was holed up in his shuttered home waiting to find out if he will be charged with manslaughter, causing shipwreck and abandoning ship.
The other is Captain Francesco Schettino - whom newspapers have branded a coward for fleeing in the face of adversity and who is now under house arrest, accused of multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
htm) aptain Francesco Schettino is on trial in the Tuscan town of Grosseto on charges of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
The Captain of the wrecked ship, Francesco Schettino, is on trial for manslaughter, abandoning ship and causing the ship wreck that claimed lives of 32 people.
Schettino, dubbed Captain Coward, is accused of multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.