Dogs, cats, mice, and even monkeys feel at home on a modern oil platform. But how did this circus come about amidst pipes, steel cables, and noisy pumps?
“No idea,” laughs Thomas Tuschl, Drilling Engineer. “I just know that the terms are short, easy to remember and to visualize, and they considerably simplify communication between colleagues.” This standardized terminology is a great help, especially with the fast turnover of international personnel.
Animal terms are part of the technical jargon on the oil platform. They are short, easy to remember and to visualize. A great help in an international environment.
Thomas Tuschl, Senior Drilling Engineer at OMV
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