5 Types of Oil Rig Accidents

5 Types of Oil Rig Accidents

5 Types of Oil Rig Accidents

Working in oil-drilling sites exposes workers to various types of oil rig accidents that can cause injuries and deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 44 workers got fatally injured on around 431 oil rigs in Texas. Notably, the injuries...
What is an Oil Rig Blowout?

What is an Oil Rig Blowout?

You’ve probably read how drilling companies invest so much in blowout prevention, and you wonder, “What is an oil rig blowout? Also known as a ‘kick,’ an oil rig blowout is the sudden and uncontrollable release of oil and gas from a drill pipe during drilling. It can...
5 Oilfield Safety Tips

5 Oilfield Safety Tips

Oil and gas extraction industries are at the highest risk of injuries, so workers should know the oilfield safety tips. The workers face a high pressure of efficient productivity, spend lots of time away from their families, and have long working days. These factors...
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...
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....