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Related to RIGS: Oil rigs, drilling rigs
RIGSRegionally Important Geological Site
RIGSRepeat Induced Gene Silencing (biology)
RIGSRhode Island Genealogical Society (Greenville, RI)
RIGSCenter for Research on International and Global Studies (University of California, Irvine)
RIGSReconnaissance/Intelligence Ground Systems
RIGSRadio Immuno Guided Surgery
RIGSResearch Institute for Growth Strategy (Japan)
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At an estimated cost of US$ 25mm per rig, these advanced drilling rigs will added increase Ensign's fleet to present additional resource aimed land-based drilling rig solutions for the oil and gas industry.
Overview and analysis of the global offshore rig construction market to 2016
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In the period of one month, June 2005 to July 2005, the number of active rigs increased from 1,370 to 1,412 active rigs.
So many contracts led Maritima to have financing problems and delays in delivering rigs and doing so within budget," says Siqueira.
There were 10 active rotary rigs in Alaska as of November 2004, compared to 11 rigs just one year prior.
The total number of active rigs throughout the United States in November 2003 was 1,113 rigs, compared to just 835 rigs in November 2002.