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- n. One who drills.
- n. A person in charge of a drilling rig.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, drills.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which drills.
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The driller is a friend of mine, and he has told me that his casing is set.
Known in the industry as "skidable rigs," six of Williams rigs now in operation are made by the Helmerich & Payne manufacturing company, and are operated by a crew of five, including the "driller" who sits in a chair surrounded by computer consoles with touch-screens, and a kind of joy-stick to manipulate the drill itself.
That was a water well driller I cut up with a plasma cutter.
Petrohawk Energy Corp., another driller moving toward oil, reported a $50.9 million derivatives hit.
RIO DE JANEIRO—Billionaire Brazilian businessman Eike Batista , the Latin American country's wealthiest man, increased his stake in independent driller OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the company said in a regulatory filing late Monday.
WPX Energy will be a independent oil and gas driller focusing on North and South America.
Offshore driller Pride International Inc. is evaluating strategic options that could include a possible sale of the company after recent merger interest from rivals, people familiar with the matter said.
Mr. Rice says shares of both EOG and Continental, which has become a major driller for oil in areas like North Dakota, are inexpensive.
Also, Mr. McClendon said, the company will continue to work primarily for Chesapeake, the most active driller in the U.S.
Offshore-oil driller Transocean Ltd. moved to expand into exploration in deep, sub-Arctic waters, even as the company faces ongoing legal and regulatory scrutiny for its role in last year's Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.