development drilling

development drilling

[də′vel·əp·mənt ‚dril·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Drilling boreholes to locate, identify, and prove an ore body or coal seam.
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Going forward, the Company has shifted into a harvest model with the bulk of its capital spending to be focused on development drilling.
In addition, ConocoPhillips says it will execute its development drilling programs across the Alpine and Kuparuk fields and continue to progress construction of a new rotary rig and new coiled tubing rig to optimize its long-term inventory of development drilling opportunities.
A single-boom electro-hydraulic rig, the DD211 is designed for development drilling, specifically in tight tunnels and curves with radii as tight as 2.
International Resource News-December 28, 2011--Canacol Energy Ltd offers update of development drilling programme at Rancho Hermoso Field(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Perth, Australia, Feb 17, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Coalspur Mines Limited (ASX:CPL) (PINK:CSPZF) ("Coalspur" or "Company") is pleased to announce that the second phase of development drilling at the Company's flagship project, the Vista Coal Project ("Vista") has now commenced.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 28, 2011-Caza Oil & Gas commences development drilling on Windham prospect in Texas(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-5 December 2008-Seadrill Ltd wins USD378m development drilling contract offshore Angola(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
BP Amoco and Conoco have signed a contract with Global Marine to use the jackup Glomar Adriatic VI for development drilling on their Southern Gas Basin fields.
75% for development activities, including 50% for low-risk development drilling in onshore North American core areas and 25% to develop the South Coast Gas (South Africa) and Oooguruk (Alaska) projects
The company is projecting to utilize the proceeds from the advance to fund development drilling at its West Copperline, Gramma Ridge, Forehand Ranch, Marathon Road and Jazzmaster properties.
starts development drilling on Windham prospect(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
GE Energy Financial Services is expanding its oil and gas reserves investing business by offering loans for development drilling, GE announced on Monday.
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