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Synonyms for drilling
ˈdrɪl ɪŋdrilling

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  1. drilling, boringnoun

    the act of drilling

    Synonyms:
    boring, oil production

  2. boring, drilling, oil productionnoun

    the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

    Synonyms:
    oil production, boring

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  1. Bill Hagerty:

    The whole world is looking at how Putin is able to negotiate this, and what he’s able to get away with, we have authoritarians around the world, and they take this, and they see it as an opportunity because, again, lack of resolve. What we need to do right now? We need to demonstrate resolve and the best thing we could do right now is re-open the Keystone XL Pipeline, start drilling again in America, make ourselves energy independent [and] lower the price of global energy — that would take a lot of the air out of the sails of Vladimir Putin.

  2. Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday:

    There are no drilling activities at Brutus, and this is not a well control incident.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I don't think it is a necessary part of our overall clean energy climate change agenda, i will be talking about drilling in general but I am skeptical about whether we should give the go ahead to drill in the Arctic.

  4. Christian Kemp-Griffin:

    There are all kinds of potential applications that Curran can be used for, it can go into things like paint and coatings, it can go into concrete, cosmetics. It can even be used for drilling fluids, as an additive to go into your food, and go into composites. So you can imagine one day airplane wings made from Curran.

  5. Gene McCowan:

    We would like to see more drilling, but we are caught in a bind because people are concerned about fracking and how that will affect the earth and water.


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