What does oil rig mean?

Definitions for oil rig

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oil rig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drill rig, drilling rig, oilrig, oil rig(noun)

    rig used in drilling for oil or gas


  1. oil rig(Noun)

    A rig, consisting of platform and machinery, used to drill for oil and other petroleum products like natural gas.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oil rig in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oil rig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Guillermo Blanc:

    It's like putting an oil rig in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, it's insane.

  2. John Challenger:

    The jobs that are most vulnerable are those in the field - engineers, oil rig operators, drill operators, refinery operators.

  3. Jason Collins:

    If you're training to work on an oil rig, it's much safer to have that experience in the virtual world rather than the North Sea, as well as saving you time and materials.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    If prices do continue to fall and persist for a long time ... oil rig developments could be re-evaluated if the cost for extraction continues to exceed the cost per barrel.

  5. Reza Mostafavi Tabatabaei:

    The missing oil rig case shows that not only sanctions have damaged Iran’s oil industry but also corruption, mismanagement, political rivalries and the influence of security and military forces.

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