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Corpus Christi Rig Blow Out – Man Injured

Victoria Advocate Article by Rye Druzin The oil field accident that left one man seriously injured on Wednesday will be investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said Michele Shield, Corpus Christi assistant area director. The incident occurred at 9:22 a.m. Wednesday south of McFaddin when an oil rig operated by Corpus Christi-based Arrow Drilling […]

Oil Entrepreneur Meets Obama

A local businessman, who said he is frustrated with the current state of the oil and gas industry, has taken his case directly to the top, the President of the United States. Pellerin Energy Group founder, Josh Pellerin, said that when he got an invitation to a function that President Barack Obama was attending, he […]

Ultra Petroleum Announces Third Quarter 2015 Financial And Operating Results

October 29, 20155:45 AM PR Newswire HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) continued to deliver strong financial and operating performance for the third quarter of 2015. Highlights include: Raised 2015 production guidance to 288 – 292 Bcfe Produced a record 75.4 Bcfe of natural gas and oil during the third […]

ConocoPhillips Begins Oil Production – National Petroleum Reserve

ConocoPhillips reports on their Alaskan venture in the National Petroleum Reserve: Drill Site CD5 has officially begun producing #oil! CD5 is the first commercial oil development on Alaska Native lands within the boundaries of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and has an estimated peak gross production of 16,000 BOPD. Official Report by ConocoPhillips

China Files “Letter of Intent” to Buy Texas Oilfields

Yantai Xinchao, a Chinese investment holding company, said it has signed a “letter of intent” to purchase oil fields in Texas for 8.3 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) through a limited liability partnership. Yantai Xinchao said the transaction has been approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Yantai Xinchao Industry Co. Ltd. […]

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OFA Member’s Corner – Danielle Laci Thibodeaux

Danielle Laci Thibodeaux asks … “Pay keeps getting cut more and more and we are just losing everything! I know I shouldnt be complaining because at least he still has his job unlike most of the other oilfield workers! Hes gone 28 days at a time and i got the call today that he isnt […]

OFA Member’s Corner

OFA member Abigail Beacham Sheldon asks: “If your family is like mine, you may have found that your husband, who is usually away from home more than half the year, is suddenly home, all. the. time. In addition to the expected fear of impending financial crises, there is also the strange mixed blessing sensation of […]

Gas Prices…so cheap ‘We’ can’t afford to drive!

Gas prices by Olivia Seifert No, the fact that gas is under $2 does NOT excite me. In no way shape or form does it mean that I can now afford To drive. Gas being under $2 in no way helps me have so much more money to spend. The cost of a barrel being […]

“If you don’t like the oil and gas industry…”

Member Post by Denine Robbins Lozinski “If you don’t like the oil and gas industry Please do us all a favor, and quit turning on your heat this winter, driving your vehicle, buying groceries shipped in by big truck, don’t fly anywhere at anytime , living in your house that was built with the use […]

Hard Work – Oilmen – Truckers – Soldiers

Anonymous Member Post Hard Work Oilfield Workers: We have to be far away from our families more than half the year. We typically live in a shitty camp ground with men of dubious hygiene in a miserable climate for weeks on end, missing at least half of all holidays, anniversaries and birthdays. We get blamed […]

Oilfield Wife – Struggles for Attention – Can you help?

Anonymous Member Post I’m an oilfield wife… when i became an oilfield wife, I also became a stepmom. My husband is currently on a 14 and 7 schedule. On Wednesdays and on the weekends he is home, we end up with his son (age 10). I feel resentful of this, because I long so often […]

Oilfield Featured Hands

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Pumper Regulator Tech – 38 Yrs Exp

Pumping Clinton formation and Utica . Can do just about anything with regulation. Not much experience on rigs .work on older wells that most of the younger guy’s don’t have experience with.

Operator – Production/Storeroom 5 Yrs Exp w/CDL + HazMat

Experience transporting a variety of oilfield equipment and chemicals (dry bulk and liquid) in the oilfield, industrial plants (Exxon Mobile/Praxair etc.) and OTR.

Drilling Superintendent- worked with high profile operators 15 yrs Exp

I have been a Drilling Superintendent for 2+ years. I have worked with high profile operators, Shell, Pioneer, XTO & Gulfport. Implemented plans to lead and manage equipment and people. All while maitaining a 50-60% profit margin.

Eagle Ford – Wellsite Supervisor – 18 yrs experience

I was a wellsite supervisor for Marathon Oil Company, last position held with Weatherford International was district manager

Supercharge Your Company! Ready to Hire 37 yrs Production, Pipeline CEO

37 yr veteran of the oilfield specializing in pipeline and production, currently CEO of his own company!

Ready for Hire Internationally – Derrickman 5 yrs Exp.

im a true hand period, I broke out on derricks in 2010 on a Lelly rig with suicide blocks and worked derricks on 2 other power rigs and 3 top drive Seidel electric over next few years.

Oilfield JOBS

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CDL-A Driver – Amarillo, TX (multiple job listings/locations)

Black Horse Carriers provides Service Parts Delivery Services for some of the largest Automakers in the world.  Our Automotive Division provides both Dedicated and Shared services to over twelve OEM’s throughout the United States including the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and California/Northwest. We offer unattended and attended delivery and return services to over 3000 dealers […]

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Position Overview Zachry Construction Corporation is seeking experienced Field Mechanics to work on Heavy Construction Equipment on our project in the Houston area. Zachry provides safe, secure and productive opportunities for motivated employees. Zachry does NOT provide a drive home truck for this position. Essential Job Functions • Will work on a […]

CDL-A Drivers – Must Have TWIC – Trimac

Trimac Offers Weekly Direct Deposit Paid Product Training – $800 a week Medical, Dental, Vision and Vacation Pay Matching 401(K) Flexible Home Time Trimac Safety Commitment We make Safety a part of every decision We make Safety personal We have the courage to intervene Requirements: 1 year verifiable Tractor Trailer Experience, or Graduate from a […]

Mechanic – Mansfield, PA/Mount Pleasant, PA

Mechanic Posted 10-23-2015 Mansfield, PA/Mount Pleasant, PA JOB SUMMARY:  Repairs, maintains and installs oil field machinery and equipment, using hand tools and following oral and written work orders. Installs and repairs equipment at sites, observe operations and readjust components as necessary. Plans and performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshoots and test mechanical & electronic equipment […]

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Oilfield Joke: Rig Hand asks for a raise…

Rig Hand asks for a raise… Sam the rig hand walks into his boss’s office. “Sir, I’ll be straight with you, I know the economy isn’t great, but I have over three companies after me, and I would like to  respectfully ask for a raise.” After a few minutes of haggling the boss finally agrees […]

Must be doin’ something right!

Must be doin’ something right! by Morgan Alan Being a Mother is hard. How can you ever be sure if what you are doing and teaching your children is best?! I’ve always been a firm believer in “Following your Motherly Intuition”. Still even at that….how do you know if what you are teaching them, telling […]



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