Posted on: 7 November 2014
Oil drilling is one of the most essential industries in the global economy. Ever since the first commercial oil well was drilled in 1859 in Venago County, Pennsylvania, technology has been advancing to make oil drilling safer and more efficient. Here is an explanation of four modern oil drilling methods that are in use today.
Horizontal drilling is a type of directional drilling that aims to access oil reserves with minimal impact on the surrounding environment.