Big E Drilling completes rig construction project

08/14/2000
Click here to enlarge imageAt the end of the first quarter this year, Big E Drilling Co., Bellaire, Tex., completed construction of its Rig No. 5, bringing to five the number of rigs the company has working. Built new but with rebuilt components, the 1,500-hp rig has a 20,000-ft depth rating.The rig will be used chiefly for drilling deep gas wells along the US Gulf Coast, especially in wetlands areas. Its compact design enables it to fit on smaller locations than most rigs with similar horsepower, says Big E Drilling.Rig No. 5 is a Continental Emsco C-1 Type II featuring a Continental Emsco CRLR 142-ft mast with 1.2 million-lb capacity. The mud-processing equipment was built to work in ...
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