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driller

[′dril·ər]
(engineering)
A person who operates a drilling machine.
(mechanical engineering)
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a) the GSF Arctic I, GSF Development Driller II and GSF Celtic Sea are projected to begin normal operations in the U.
Many smaller rigs (20,000 to 40,000 pounds pullback) now are plumbed to handle higher flow rates, allowing the driller to use a supplemental pump to make rock bores with a mud motor.
In contrast, drillers such as Nabors Industries and Patterson-UTI Energy face scrapping many old rigs as there are few buyers for them.
The Development Driller II was in final preparations to commence operations for BP on its Atlantis project this week, and the Development Driller I was scheduled to start a multi-well exploration and development program for BHP Billiton in mid-July.
Earlier, another contract driller, Rowan Cos, said it exercised its option to build a fourth ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co for about $620 million.
Jackson said that the hiring of Pace fills the Company's need for an experienced operator and driller familiar with not only the local geological formations but with the drilling environment and people in Kansas.
The Transocean Driller has been contracted by Conoco Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd.
Upon evaluation of all submitted SOQ s, the City intends to invite the top three (3) scoring DRILLERS to provide a price proposal for the drilling and testing of the WWTP Injection Well #2.
Promotion from derrickman to assistant driller and then driller can take between two and four years.
An experienced driller can determine many things about the rock being drilled from the way the drill operates.
The DCi allows a driller to operate a Boart Longyear LM (TM) series underground drill rig and rod handler at a safe distance.
Look into the policy of a natural gas driller in Pennsylvania, Ohio or West Virginia these days and you can bet there will be exclusions in the area of environmental risk, if that coverage is offered to a driller, that will give the carrier an out if the driller is found to have violated established and accepted protocols.