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Brad Mills

Johannesburg, South Africa

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English (EN)chainhand

An experienced laborer capable of maintaining most parts of the rig. The chainhand is in charge of throwing the chain to make up or break down pipe stands during tripping pipe. They are also responsible for maintaining the motors on the drilling rig

English (EN)chainhand

An experienced laborer capable of maintaining most parts of the rig. The chainhand is in charge of throwing the chain to make up or break down pipe stands during tripping pipe. They are also responsible for maintaining the motors on the drilling rig

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)Derrickman

The third in command after the driller & assistant driller.

English (EN)Derrickman

The third in command after the driller & assistant driller.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)elevator

A hinged mechanism that is closed around the drill pipe, or other drill string components, to facilitate lowering them into or lifting them out of the wellbore.

English (EN)elevator

A hinged mechanism that is closed around the drill pipe, or other drill string components, to facilitate lowering them into or lifting them out of the wellbore.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)Coal Bed Methane (CBM)

Methane that forms in the gaps between coal molecules. (not to be confused with csg, an abbreviation for the well casing)

English (EN)Coal Bed Methane (CBM)

Methane that forms in the gaps between coal molecules. (not to be confused with csg, an abbreviation for the well casing)

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)Coal Seam Gas (CSG)

Methane that forms in the gaps between coal molecules. (not to be confused with csg, an abbreviation for the well casing)

English (EN)Coal Seam Gas (CSG)

Methane that forms in the gaps between coal molecules. (not to be confused with csg, an abbreviation for the well casing)

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)frac job

Slang term for hydraulic fracturing, a process whereby an oil or gas well is stimulated by pumping special fluids into the reservoir, fracturing the formation.

English (EN)frac job

Slang term for hydraulic fracturing, a process whereby an oil or gas well is stimulated by pumping special fluids into the reservoir, fracturing the formation.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)floorhand

Laborer responsible for the overall maintenance of the rig.

English (EN)floorhand

Laborer responsible for the overall maintenance of the rig.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)fish

Any object that has been unintentionally dropped and lost down the wellbore. Fishing is the act of using specialized tools to retrieve a fish.

English (EN)fish

Any object that has been unintentionally dropped and lost down the wellbore. Fishing is the act of using specialized tools to retrieve a fish.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)big bear

A big bear is a hitch (see hitch) that lasts a minimum of 50 straight days.

English (EN)big bear

A big bear is a hitch (see hitch) that lasts a minimum of 50 straight days.

Oil & gas; Oil

English (EN)core sample

A cylindrical section of a naturally occurring medium consistent enough to hold a layered structure. Most cores are obtained by drilling into the medium, for example, sediment or rock, with a hollow steel tube called a corer

English (EN)core sample

A cylindrical section of a naturally occurring medium consistent enough to hold a layered structure. Most cores are obtained by drilling into the medium, for example, sediment or rock, with a hollow steel tube called a corer

Oil & gas; Oil