Which country has the most electric drill rigs?
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With the country still struggling to come to terms with the devastating impacts of climate change, the US has the world’s most powerful electric drill rig fleet.
According to an article in the Washington Post, the UK has the US’ third most powerful drilling rig fleet, followed by Canada, the Netherlands, France and Germany.
The US has over 1,500 electric drill drilling rigs operating across the country, but it has not been able to put them to good use due to concerns over safety and noise, according to the report.
The report said the US is now relying on other nations to drill the largest and most important oil and gas fields in the world, but that the number of rigs operating is slowly declining due to climate change.
The report stated that the US oil and natural gas industry is facing unprecedented competition from other nations, particularly China and Saudi Arabia, which have also been ramping up production of unconventional gas.
However, the number is still growing, as countries including Canada and Germany have invested heavily in oil and coal production.
The article noted that the average life of an oil and fuel rig is 12 years and an average diesel rig is 13.7 years.
With the country still struggling to come to terms with the devastating impacts of climate change, the US has the…