Parts and Components of Oil Drilling Rigs
"Oil is a very important component of economic growth." -Maria Bartiromo
With domestic energy production at near-record highs, much attention is being turned these days to the North American natural resource extraction field. From the oil shale sands of the cold Canadian north to the lucrative Bakken reserve in the Dakotas, interest in oil production is at a peak.
Tradequip - branded as The Energy Equipment Marketplace - provides a way to connect buyers and sellers of energy industry equipment in a safe and secure manner. As a key player in the energy equipment field, Tradequip also serves to educate those in the oil and gas business with informative articles, links to tradeshows and events, and networking opportunities with other industry experts.
To help understand how an oil platform works, Tradequip has designed and executed on an exciting new infographic that graphically illustrates the major components of these steel structures. From the crown block on the very top of the steel derrick or mast, to the mud pumps and fuel tanks below, the infographic provides oil afficionados - from novice to veteran - with an insightful look at how we extract this most precious of resources.