Oil is made from fossilized plants, animals and trees that date back to a number of years. After experiencing many chemical methods for more than one million years, they become organic matter and then into crude oil and natural gas.
Companies drilling for oil are an integral part of the oil and gas industry. Finding oil is not a simple process and adds to the complexity is to find potential buyers and involves various stages.
The first thing these specialized drilling companies do is to find oil resources and the final stage is to distribute to retail outlets and petrol bunks. These companies depend primarily on advertisers and marketing agencies because they get prospective customers.
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It is very difficult to find natural resources that are capable of producing oil and hence a lot of technical expertise required to ensure that oil and gas exploration is done successfully.
Before starting to drill for oil in certain areas, companies shall obtain the necessary rights to do so. The technique, commonly used for oil drilling is a rotary method.
There is a possibility that the area selected for drilling may contain very small amounts of oil that are not worth the investment. In such cases, the company had to shut down the well as it can cause environmental pollution if left unattended for longer periods of time.
Therefore, the whole procedure must be done under the able guidance of qualified and experienced staff.