Petroleum Geology: What Are Salt Domes?

For the longest time, salt domes were unknown to us humans. It wasn’t until 1900 while drilling near Beaumont, Texas, that we first discovered massive bulges of salt curiously ascending through layers of the earth’s crust. What exactly are…

The 5 Best Countries For Oil & Gas Workers

Texas, Alaska, and even Colorado are some of the top states for oil and gas work in America, but what about abroad? There’s opportunities for oil and gas elsewhere in the world, too, and some of these opportunities are quite lucrative…

What’s The Cheapest Way To Transport Oil?

Pipelines kind of astound me. Miles and miles of interconnecting cylinders delivering oil to refineries is kind of mind-boggling, especially when you realize that hundreds of thousands of barrels can be transported by one pipeline per day…

Three Places We Store Natural Gas & The Reasons Why

How do I say this? Natural gas is a little more moody than traditional crude oil. Unlike its popular counterpart, natural gas is hard to store and transport because of its low density. While crude can just basically flow in a pipeline, natural gas…

7 Interesting Facts About Natural Gas

To many, natural gas is considered a fantastic prospect for the future of energy. It burns clean, there’s a ton of it still underneath the ground, and our infrastructure thoroughly supports the speedy transfer and use of this powerful fossil…

What’s Ken Bone Up To Now?

Back in the day you had to work at becoming famous–not so much anymore. Thanks to the internet, anyone with a great question, red sweater, and disposable flash camera can achieve insane popularity overnight…

Top 5 Oil & Gas Podcasts To Follow

Podcasts are so overlooked these days. I know that whenever I head over to the iTunes store I almost always skip over the Podcast section in favor of the music or movies. However I think I should start paying more attention to this overlooked…