Oil mining is very essential in the survival of today?s industries and our day to day living but is considered a very risky business. Natural gas and oil is highly sought after these days that so many companies are now developing new ways to improve the production of existing wells. There are companies that have delved too deep, as far as 800 feet into the earth to mine for oil. Introducing natural gas and other fossil fuels into the market has largely benefited the oil industry in more ways than just monetary revenue. The first oil mining method was introduced and developed in 1859. This method has stood the test of time and has been improved and is still being practiced today as one of the most efficient oil mining methods. Since its introduction in 1859, more than 800 billion barrels of fossil fuel has been used by us thus making it one of the fastest most sought after industries to have ever existed.
With today?s technological advancements, geologists are able to mine once seemingly inaccessible and unreachable reservoirs easily and efficiently. No amount of highly advanced tech is of any use without geologists as they are the ones who are trained to locate the best areas to mine oil reservoirs. Normally, geologists are under contract by specific oil companies or they work independently. They have lived and breathed everything there is to do with rocks and terrains with experience and extensive study so they are the only ones who are capable to locating the best spot for mining oil reservoirs.
Oil mining is the extraction of fossil fuels, oil, and crude petrol gases that are located deep in the earth?s crust. Crude oil is collected usually in its liquid form and sometimes in its semi solid state in the form of tar. Crude oil is located so far deep in the earth?s crust that only the process of oil mining or drilling can it be reached and collected. There are many oil mining processes and methods to collect these important sources of energy so read on to know more.
Special oil drills known as jack up rigs are usually set up at a depth of 200 feet and deployed with air filled bags as soon as depths reach 2000 feet; this process is called Offshore Drilling. Additional information about this amazing method are found on our website do go check it out. Amazingly bigger versions of this drill which are mounted on ships are able to mine at amazing depths of 8000 feet under. However, many organizations frown upon this method as it can be damaging to sea life.