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a structure, either fixed to the sea bed or mobile, which supports the machinery and equipment (the drilling rig), together with the stores, required for digging an offshore oil well
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Words nearby drilling platform
drill chuck, drill corps, drill down, drilling, drilling mud, drilling platform, drilling rig, drillmaster, drill pipe, drill press, drill rig
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He had been working on the floating oil drilling platform, 48 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.The BP Oil Spill Killed My Father|Rick Outzen|April 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST