Well Blowout

What is a Blowout? While drilling for oil or gas, a drilling rig drills directly deep into the ground. This depth can be sometimes in miles, into formations of rocks … Read more

Cactus Drilling

Cactus Drilling is the largest U.S. private drilling company. They have more than 60 rigs in their fleet and operate primarily in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Cactus Drilling has a … Read more

Frontier Drilling

Frontier Drilling was started in 2005 by Mac McAlister. With 28 active rigs in operation, Frontier has contracts in the following states: Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, … Read more

Oil & Gas Industry

Roughly 30% of the world’s electricity comes from natural gas and petroleum. The oil & gas industry is a huge player in world-wide energy. Nearly all sources of electricity derive … Read more

Careers in Oil & Gas

Oil rig jobs pay very well, even if you have no experience in the beginning. There are many entry-level opportunities as well as for professionals. The U.S. has become the biggest … Read more

Oil Field Truck Driving Jobs

oil field truck driving jobs

Truck Driver Salary How much does a truck driver make? That can depend on many things including: location, employer, CDL class/endorsements, and type of freight you are hauling. Types of … Read more

What is a Landman?

Oil & Gas Landman There are many responsibilities for a landman. In large companies or corporations these positions can be very specialized. However, in general the duties of a landman … Read more

Underwater Welding Jobs

underwater welding

  Underwater Welding Underwater welding requires that the welder combine welding skills with commercial diving and some other qualifications in order to fully perform his/her job which can sometimes be … Read more

John D. Rockefeller

John D Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller was the wealthiest person in history. At the time of his death, John D. Rockefeller was worth $340 billion dollars (adjusted for today). That is four times more … Read more

Pacific Drilling

Pacific Drilling Oil Drilling Company         Pacific Drilling specialize in ultra deep sea oil drilling operations, and over the last 5 years they have grown to a … Read more

Noble Corp

Noble Corporation formerly known as Noble Drilling, is a 96 year old Oil drilling company! As their website states, not many companies can claim that milestone. To try and give … Read more

Offshore Drilling

Offshore drilling

There are 7 basic types of offshore drilling operations. Floating Production System: These are various kinds of vessels divided into four subcategories: FPSO, FSO, FDPSO, and FSRU. These Acronyms are … Read more

Unit Drilling

Unit Drilling is a drilling company owned by Unit Corporation.   Unit Drilling had a very modest beginning, founding in 1963 with just three oil rigs! As of 2014, they … Read more

Fox Oil Drilling

Fox Oil Drilling Company Fox Oil Drilling Company is involved in oil exploration and contract drilling. They are seen as a rising star in the oil industry, and own an … Read more

Life on an Oil Rig

Life on an oil rig

Oil and gas reserves are found in a variety of locations from deep sea wells, grasslands and forested areas, to deserts and arctic tundras. Reserves explored or produced at sea … Read more