- n the act of drilling
- n the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
- v make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
- v train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
- v learn by repetition
- v teach by repetition
- v undergo military training or do military exercises
- Her positions on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and global warming put her far to the right of her running mate, and even President Bush.
- McCain Admitted Offshore Drilling Would Take Years to Develop: John McCain on impact of offshore drilling: "With those resources, which would take years to develop, you would .
- President Bush and John McCain have both called for lifting a ban on offshore drilling.
- Barack Obama in The Guardian
We have directed BP to mobilise additional equipment and technology. In the coming days and weeks, these efforts should capture up to 90% of the oil leaking out of the well,said Obama. "This is until the company finishes drilling a relief...
- Edward Markey in BusinessWeek
The "judge's decision flies in the face of mounting evidence that there are serious safety risks that must be examined with these 33 deep- water rigs before they start drilling again," Markey said.
- Henry Waxman in Telegraph.co.uk
Five days before the explosion, BP's drilling engineer called Macondo a 'nightmare well'. BP appears to have made multiple decisions for economic reasons that increased the danger of a catastrophic well failure,they wrote. "Time after...