Mysterious Lights Show Over The Eagle Ford

What’s up with the eerie light show going on over the Eagle Ford shale in Southwest Texas at night? Oil field crew hands, security guards and area ranchers have witnessed the mysterious light displays, and it has them baffled – some are even a…

5 Good Paying Oil & Gas Jobs: No Degree Required!

If you think there are no decent paying jobs out there that don’t require a college degree, think again. The O&G industry offers a smorgasbord of good paying employment choices that don’t require going in debt up to your eyeballs at a four…

Keeping Bacteria Out Of The Borehole

Drillers and producers, take heed. Bacteria in drilling mud can reek havoc in the shale fields. Microorganisms that are naturally present in soil can lead to significant costs for producers – including reservoir plugging, reservoir souring…

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…