Oil rig

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An oil rig is any kind of apparatus constructed for oil drilling.

Kinds of oil rig include:


An oil rig is made up of many different components. These components are very important to execute the overall operation of oil rig.[1] The list of components includes but not limited to:

  • Crown Block and Water Table
  • Catline Boom and Hoist Line
  • Drilling Line
  • Monkeyboard
  • Traveling Block
  • Top Drive
  • Mast
  • Drill Pipe
  • Doghouse
  • Blowout Preventer
  • Water Tank
  • Electric Cable Tray
  • Engine Generator Sets
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Electric Control House
  • Mud Pump
  • Bulk Mud Components Storage
  • Mud Pits
  • Reserve Pits
  • Mud Gas Separator
  • Shale Shaker
  • Choke Manifold
  • Pipe Ramp
  • Pipe Racks
  • Accumulator


  1. ^ "Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool".