Shhhhhh… Drilling Rigs At Work! 🤐

I live in rural east Ohio, in the heart of Utica Shale country. Having a drilling rig perched on a hill top a half mile away isn’t much of an interruption in our lives. It’s actually kind of exciting. When friends visit, they’re fascinated with the rig…

Oilfield Slang Starring Snoopy & The Gang

The oilfield speaks a language all its own. The first requirement to understanding today’s oil and gas industry is to grasp its unique and ever-expanding jargon. The cast of Peanuts is here to help you make some sense of it all…

Digging Around Pipelines No Longer Risky Business

Meet pipeline industry’s new best friend, the hydro-vac excavator. There’s no fanfare surrounding this humble machine, but when it comes to excavating near pipelines and minimizing environmental disruption – this piece of equipment…

Shale: Making America Great Again!

Remember when political campaign promises centered around reducing our country’s dependence on foreign oil, putting folks to work and cutting pollution?