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Shoddy well construction is considered a primary cause of groundwater contamination at drilling sites.
Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.
Proceeds from its North Sea drilling rigs will insure corruption and kleptocracy on a Nigerian scale.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The company had built an empire off finding and drilling natural gas discoveries as the fracking boom rolled across the country.
Chesapeake aggressively pursued business opportunities beyond its drilling.
All through this he's been walking up and down the floor like he was drilling for the militia.J. Poindexter, Colored|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
After the drilling of the division, a grand cock-fight occurred on the hill.
The Hillsdales, being the visitors, were given the privilege of drilling first.The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit|Hildegard G. Frey
It was a distinct improvement over hand drilling, almost doubling the drilling rate, but was complex and highly unreliable.
The three hours of drilling in the morning do not include gymnasium exercises for three-quarters of an hour.Europe from a Motor Car|Russell Richardson