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Video: The self assembling, walking oil rig

by Arabian Oil & Gas Staff on Apr 16, 2014


The new rig will cost around $500,000 to transport from the factory to the site.
The new rig will cost around $500,000 to transport from the factory to the site.

This new rig could be set to revolutionise the wokinglife of an oil rig operator. 

Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, has designed a 500,000-pound rig for the oil and natural gas industry that can walk, rotate 360 degrees, be operated with a remote control, and load pipe automatically.


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