Drilling advances ///

To this day, I can almost feel the mini-hurricane whipped up by the Chinook as it hovered over Villano field in Ecuador’s Oriente rainforest. Braced against a trailer, I watched it meticulously handle a long-line delivery of, what I recall, was drill pipe, but frankly, I was more fascinated by the mechanical dexterity of the helicopter than what it was dropping off.

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