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  • Totally Tubular

    Totally Tubular

      Essential to every aspect of drilling oil and gas, pipe is much like the vertebrae of the oil and gas industry. By Shanti Terry   If you stop and think about it, the business of pipe can be best described as the skeleton of the oil and gas industry. In the human body you […]

  • Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

    Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

      Fun, new life, and growth are the themes that prevail in this month’s miscellany of truncated articles. These are the full versions of the “Drilling Deeper” news items that appeared as abbreviated versions in the print edition of PBOG’s July 2015 issue.   Langan Opens in Houston  Langan Engineering and Environmental Services has opened […]

  • The Big Clean-Up

    The Big Clean-Up

      by Jesse Mullins In Part 1 of this three-part series, we examine the fallout from the steep decline in crude oil prices. It’s a story with plenty of misfortune, to be sure, but it’s one with some surprising strokes of fortune. Meanwhile, some operators are getting their DUCs in a row…   There comes […]

  • Karaoke Connection

    Karaoke Connection

    A Time-Out for a Tune-Up By Paul Wiseman, Special Contributor “Don’t worry about me, I’ll be in Amarillo by morning—that’s Automatic because I’m in a Lone Star state of mind. Later, there’ll be a Grand tour of the studio and when we’re done we’ll be In the arms of the angels.” Those were the titles […]

  • Red Adair

    Red Adair

    He Said “Never Fear a Job but Always Respect It” A century ago this month, the most famous well fire fighter of them all, Red Adair, was born. By Bobby Weaver   A hundred years ago this month was born one of the most flamboyant characters ever to grace the highways and byways of the […]

Totally Tubular

Totally Tubular

  Essential to every aspect of drilling oil and gas, pipe is much like the vertebrae of the oil and gas industry. By Shanti Terry   If you stop and think about it, the business of pipe can be best described as the skeleton of the oil and gas industry. In the human body you […]

Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

  Fun, new life, and growth are the themes that prevail in this month’s miscellany of truncated articles. These are the full versions of the “Drilling Deeper” news items that appeared as abbreviated versions in the print edition of PBOG’s July 2015 issue.   Langan Opens in Houston  Langan Engineering and Environmental Services has opened […]

The Big Clean-Up

The Big Clean-Up

  by Jesse Mullins In Part 1 of this three-part series, we examine the fallout from the steep decline in crude oil prices. It’s a story with plenty of misfortune, to be sure, but it’s one with some surprising strokes of fortune. Meanwhile, some operators are getting their DUCs in a row…   There comes […]

Karaoke Connection

Karaoke Connection

A Time-Out for a Tune-Up By Paul Wiseman, Special Contributor “Don’t worry about me, I’ll be in Amarillo by morning—that’s Automatic because I’m in a Lone Star state of mind. Later, there’ll be a Grand tour of the studio and when we’re done we’ll be In the arms of the angels.” Those were the titles […]

Red Adair

Red Adair

He Said “Never Fear a Job but Always Respect It” A century ago this month, the most famous well fire fighter of them all, Red Adair, was born. By Bobby Weaver   A hundred years ago this month was born one of the most flamboyant characters ever to grace the highways and byways of the […]

Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

Drilling Deeper: In Times Like These

Social collaboration, low crude oil prices, and EPA proposal flaws are just three of the topics that come up for dissection in this month’s miscellany of truncated articles. These are the full versions of the “Drilling Deeper” news items that appeared as abbreviated versions in the print edition of the June 2015 PBOG.   NOV […]

Midland Energy Expo 2015

Midland Energy Expo 2015

Expanded Program Features Latest Products, Services, Technology Building on last year’s momentum, the Midland Energy Expo 2015 drilled a little deeper this year complementing the sold-out exhibit hall with a dual educational track. Visitors to the April 14th event at the just-opened Midland Horseshoe Pavilion were treated to an experience-packed offering with 100 exhibitors sharing […]

As You Were

As You Were

  Military training often translates well into oilfield occupations By Paul Wiseman “Words cannot describe—a great feeling, it had been so long.” These are the words of Jeremiah Penley, expressing his reaction to getting an oil industry job after a seemingly hopeless two-year search. Penley, a six-year Marine who saw action in Iraq and Africa, […]

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