Unfortunately, the general public has been inundated with bad news about oil drilling with all of the reports coming out of the Gulf. BP has been in the spotlight and under careful scrutiny of all interested parties.
The July issue of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, on the other hand, has good news about oil exploration and extraction. On page 20 of our July issue, we describe how engineers are Moving millions with hydraulics.
In this article our editors describe how a very large "vehicle" is used to "walk" a oil drilling rig from one space to another through the miracles of hydraulics. Imagine moving a load of 25 million pounds. Hydraulics gets it done and you can read all about it by clicking on the link above.
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