Drilling technology for Mars research useful for oil, gas industries

04/24/2000
Man is getting closer to setting foot on Mars. And the development of tools to use when he gets there is already moving to the front of technical priority lists.One area of great importance is finding out of what the inside of Mars consists. That's where the petroleum industry comes in.Although significant improvements have been made in petroleum exploration technology in the past few decades, the rotary technique that was developed more than 8 decades ago is still used worldwide.Will this technology be able to meet the demands of the future? Or is the industry in need of a revolutionary drilling technique that allows quicker and more economical access to reserves-a technique that can...
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