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2013-10-10 23:27:10

A new, safer and tougher drill pad is in the field.

2010-11-09 15:18:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), announced that Aubrey K.

2008-11-11 15:00:15

HOUSTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation , announced that Diemer True, founder and chairman of the Diamond Companies of Wyoming, is the recipient of its Chief Roughneck Award for 2008.

2008-09-15 21:00:25

By Betsy Blaney SNYDER, Texas - Less than two months into the job in the oilfields of West Texas, Brandon Garrett, 23, was sliced in half by a motorized spool of steel cable as he and other roughnecks struggled to get a drilling rig up and running.

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2008-09-11 09:05:00

Less than two months into the job in the oilfields of West Texas, Brandon Garrett was sliced in half by a motorized spool of steel cable as he and other roughnecks struggled to get a drilling rig up and running.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.