Quantcast

Latest Roughneck Stories

2013-10-10 23:27:10

A new, safer and tougher drill pad is in the field. The Roughneck well pad liner is born out of a need for better worker safety and ease of use. Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Well pad liners are not just a nice afterthought in today’s tough compliance landscape, they are a necessity. The EPA does not hesitate to fine an operation that is out of compliance with the CFR, OSHA or SPCC regulatory mandates. The importance of drill pad lining is here to stay. AIRE Industrial, a...

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. McClendon, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, is the recipient of its Chief Roughneck Award for 2010. The announcement was made today at the 81st annual meeting of the Independent Petroleum Association of America. U. S. Steel Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer...

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. The announcement was made today at the Independent Petroleum Association of America's annual meeting. The prestigious Chief Roughneck Award was created in 1955 to honor the lifetime achievements of petroleum industry...

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. Garrett's grisly end illustrates yet another soaring cost of America's unquenchable thirst for energy: Deaths among those working the nation's oil and gas fields have risen at an alarming rate, The Associated Press has found. At least 598...

a07e23bfd7f15d77c7cd9111ec9179961
2008-09-11 09:05:00

By Betsy Blaney / The Associated Press 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. Garrett's grisly end illustrates yet another soaring cost of America's unquenchable thirst for energy: Deaths among those working the nation's oil and gas fields have risen at an alarming rate, The Associated Press has found. At least 598...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
Related