[Quiz] Basic Drilling Rig


Basic drilling rigs contain a derrick (tower), a drilling pipe, a large winch to lower and lift out the drilling pipe, a drilling table which rotates the drilling pipe and bit, a mud mixer and pump and an engine to drive the table and winch. Small drilling rigs used to drill exploratory or seismic wells may be mounted on trucks for movement from site to site.

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