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Engineering Intern Interview Houston, TX

How many volts does it take to power an off shore rig?


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any1 know an answer to this one. is abit though?

Anonymous on Nov 17, 2010

It's a trick question that should take you one second to answer. Power consumption is in watts/watt hrs etc. The voltage required is constant and is either 120V/480V.
Power consumption in watts on the other hand will depend on the type of rig, how deep they are drilling (which determines horsepower/torque blah blah blah).

engr guy on Feb 14, 2012

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