CHINA China's drilling rig completes 1st mission

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China's drilling rig completes 1st mission

Xinhua

13:20, June 03, 2018

The Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system is seen at night in the Songliao Basin in northeast China, June 1, 2018. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig. (Photos: Xinhua)

A worker makes preparations to operate the Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system in the Songliao Basin in northeast China, June 1, 2018. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig.

A worker conducts machinery check on the Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system in the Songliao Basin in northeast China, June 1, 2018. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig. 

The Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system is seen at dusk in the Songliao Basin in northeast China, June 1, 2018. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig. 

This aerial photo taken on June 2, 2018 shows the Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system during a mission in the Songliao Basin in northeast China. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig. 

The Crust 1 land-based drilling rig system is seen at night in the Songliao Basin in northeast China, June 1, 2018. Crust 1, a land-based drilling rig, concluded its first mission on Saturday, putting China among the frontrunners in onshore drilling, along with Germany and Russia. Jointly developed by Jilin University and Sichuan-based Honghua Group, Crust 1 can dig as deep as 10,000 meters and is China's most advanced land-based drilling rig. 

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