Drilling

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Drilling News & Press Releases from the Oil & Gas Industry

Drilling for oil and gas involves a process where a hole is bored with the use of a drill bit in order to create a well for the production of oil or natural gas. Oil wells vary in nature and different oil wells such as exploration, appraisal, development, relief and injection have different functions. Drilling activities consists of several steps including but not limited to boring, circulation, casing, completion, production, and finally, abandonment when the well has reached the end of its useful life. Drilling a well for oil and gas involves some risks including well blowouts but with the advancement of technology and strict drilling standards across the world, these incidents are preventable.

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