skid a rig in the Oil and Gas IndustryPowered by COBUILD (skɪd ə rɪg)
(Extractive engineering: Field development, Drilling) If you skid a rig, you slide it from one well hole to another.
⇒ Attempts to save the hole were unsuccessful so they skidded the rig from the initial bore hole and recommenced drilling operations. ⇒ The company drilled a shallow well and then skidded the rig to a second location, where another shallow well was drilled. ⇒ If you skid a rig, you slide it from one well hole to another.