The operation of oil wells on the continental shelf, sometimes in water hundreds of feet deep.
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Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.
Shoddy well construction is considered a primary cause of groundwater contamination at drilling sites.
She skewers the Nature Conservancy for sponsoring oil drilling on their property for profit.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But when modern-day conservationists surveyed the offshore rocks they discovered something even more ethereal lurking within.
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 machines for drilling and boring are the best that money can buy, and the operatives the most skilful to be found anywhere.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
The beach and the sand dunes round La Panne were filled with drilling men, Belgium's new army.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
"I have some great news," he presently said, in the full masculine tone of one who has done much drilling.Overland|John William De Forest
The sun is finally dispersing the fog, so we shall get an opportunity of drilling together.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
But with this offshore wind, they ought to hear the seals three or four miles away.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler