Oil Rig Workers: Life Drilling for Oil

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Twenty Attention-Grabbing Career Titles Guaranteed to Get Your Middle Schoolers Thinking About Their Future This compelling new series for the middle school reader is designed to appeal to the thrill seeker in all of us. Each book includes information about a different extreme career, with a focus on safety and training. Readers will learn what it takes to get into these professions and what to expect when embarking on one. These volumes also provide information on the exciting aspects of these extreme careers and highlight the possible dangers and risks involved. Colorful photographs and informative sidebars help to make these books an invaluable resource for those young readers looking for a thrilling and fun-filled profession. Right now our society is highly dependent on oil. It's used in many products that we have all come to rely on, including fuel for airplanes and cars. For this reason, oil rig workers are in demand. This book examines the lives of oil rig workers and provides a look at day-to-day activities on an oil rig.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Becoming a Rig Worker
21
A Day in the Life
34
The Future of Rig Work
45
For Further Reading
60
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Katherine White is a community leader and non-profit organizer with a strong passion for enhancing the lives of children. Early in life, Katherine, found joy in writing and also realized how reading impacted lives. Ms. White is using her skills, passion, and experiences to fulfill her purpose of empowering children through every word she writes.

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