BARREL a measure of volume for petroleum products in the United ...

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Nov 8, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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BARREL





a measure of volume for petroleum products in
the United States, One barrel is the equivalent of
42 US gallons.







CRUDE OIL





unrefined

liquid petroleum. It ranges in density
from very light to very heavy an
d in color from
yellow to black.







OFFSHORE

DRILLING






drilling for oil or gas in an ocean, gulf, or sea









DRILLING

RIG




is

a machine which creates holes (usually called
boreholes
)

and/or shafts in the ground.









PLATFORM







a lаrge structure used in
offshore drilling

to house
workers and machinery needed to drill wells in
the ocean bed







EXPLORATION








the

search for reservoirs of oil and gas, including
aerial and geophysical surveys, geological
studies, core testing, and drilling of wildcats.





US MINERALS

MGMT

SERVICE



a bureau in the
U.S.
Department of the Interior
,
is the Federal agency that manages the nation's
natural gas, oil and other mineral resources on
the
outer continental shelf

(OCS).