Drilling is a specialized industry that not many know about. Typically, the drilling industry is shrouded with myth and taboo. In our increasingly environmentally conscious world, drilling is painted as both a greedy and superfluous entity that only robs our world of precious natural resources and makes the rich even richer.
While both of those things may be true, it is also true that Americans consume approximately 19 billion barrels of oil per day. So until America’s oil use is drastically exacerbated, the need for drilling won’t be going anyway anytime soon.
So while the United States is still hooked on oil like an intravenous drug user, we might as well get to know the necessary devil for what it is. Here is a short but comprehensive list of need to know drilling terms and f