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A Short History of Oil and Gas

A Short History of Oil and Gas

Oil and gas energy has improved living standards, making it worth knowing the history of oil and gas (and their equipment). In the past, throughout the agrarian era, people burned wood for cooking and warmth. Wood remained the primary source of energy for many years....

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5 Common Oilfield Accidents

5 Common Oilfield Accidents

If you are working in an oil field, it’s essential to be very careful to avoid common oilfield accidents, like slips and falls. Many cases of injuries and fatalities happen in the oil and gas industry. Without observing safety measures, you may become a victim. What...

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Annular BOPs Versus Ram BOPs

Annular BOPs Versus Ram BOPs

Understanding the difference between annular BOPs versus ram BOPs can help you select what’s best for your drilling site. While both blowout preventers serve the same purpose, preventing potential blowouts, they function differently. This guide will help you...

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What Jacked-Up Rigs Are and When to Use Them

What Jacked-Up Rigs Are and When to Use Them

Jacked-up rigs are floating drilling rigs with three or four movable legs which can elevate when the rig relocates from one location to another. Jack-up rigs are commonly used when drilling oil from deep-sea reservoirs. Moving the jack-up platform into the required...

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BOP Certification Requirements

BOP Certification Requirements

As an oilfield operator, you should strive to fulfill all the BOP certification requirements to maintain the safety of workers. Ensure that BOPs are well-maintained and compliant with the government regulations. By recertifying the BOP systems, you can rest easy...

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Fracking Regulations

Fracking Regulations

The law works overtime using fracking regulations to ensure that those subject to it are safe in all ways. In particular instances, the law in the United States takes a keen interest in protecting the environment. Oil, gas, and water are popular subjects in the field....

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The Positives of Fracking

The Positives of Fracking

The positives of fracking make the technology invaluable in the oil and gas industry. It involves drilling down into the earth's crust and then directing a high-pressure water mixture at the rocks to release the gas inside. The sand, chemicals, and water injected into...

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What Are Elastomers Used For?

What Are Elastomers Used For?

There are many products that we don’t pay attention to because they are not a large part of our lives. Elastomers are one of these products. What are they, and what are they used for? In this blog, we will answer those questions.  These materials are types of rubber...

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Onshore vs. Offshore Drilling

Onshore vs. Offshore Drilling

Discussions about offshore vs. onshore drilling are about the kind of equipment used in each of them. Oil and natural gas mining in the United States happens in either of the two methods. As profitable commodities in the region, oil and gas need to be exploited...

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