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Tool Pusher control cabin | by Ken Doerr
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Tool Pusher control cabin

Monitoring and controlling the drilling activity, the Tool Pusher is responsible for the operation of all the machinery and relies on many years of experience to sense the rate of progress the equipment can safely withstand.


Modern rigs have a wealth of automated controls and data is displayed electronically around his operating console. However, the joystick layout does not make this any less intense an occupation.

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Taken on June 21, 2010