Helicopter Drill Rig Proves Cost-Effective

December 2012
AVweb;12/20/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 51B, p4
The article reports on a statement by Cenovus Energy that an experimental drig that can be transported via helicopter has proved to be a viable alternative to building roads into remote regions to explore for oil.


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