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Lessons Learned From The Chinese Fracking Crisis

Lessons Learned From The Chinese Fracking Crisis

China’s rapid economic growth is being fuelled by unsustainable and deadly practices, such as fracking. This is polluting the soil and the water reservoirs.
Extracting natural gas through fracking requires drilling several thousand meters deep, and pumping in chemically-laced water....

What England Can Teach Us about Fracking Quakes

What England Can Teach Us about Fracking Quakes

There is an ongoing debate about whether the economic potential of fracking outweighs its dangers. England can teach the US a great deal about this, as it is one of the countries that both leads the industry of shale gas exploitation and upholds strict rules to enforce safety standards.
Since...

Top 8 Safety Tips for Oil and Gas Pipeline Workers

Top 8 Safety Tips for Oil and Gas Pipeline Workers

Pipelining is one of the best oilfield jobs around, especially for those who love working outdoors, making good money and meeting great people on the road. However, oil and gas pipeline workers know the job comes with risks. The key is to minimize those risks.
Oil and gas pipeline work is...

Falls Still Leading Cause of Death for Oilfield Workers

Falls Still Leading Cause of Death for Oilfield Workers

Oilfield jobs are among the most dangerous of all occupations, and falls are still a leading cause of death for oil and gas extraction workers. While safety practices have certainly decreased the number of oilfield worker deaths over the last 15 years, they haven’t made much of a dent when it...


5 Oilfield Trucker Safety Tips

5 Oilfield Trucker Safety Tips

Transportation plays a massive role in the oil and gas industry, and oil and gas truckers are indispensable, highly valuable crew members.
Unfortunately, oilfield drivers are subject to more injuries than any other worker in the industry.
According to the National Institute for...

How to Collect Unpaid Oil & Gas Royalties or Sue for Land Damage

How to Collect Unpaid Oil & Gas Royalties or Sue for Land Damage

Landowners located in top-producing U.S. shale plays like the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, and Haynesville-Bossier are sitting on some seriously valuable property. Deposits in these regions are considered among the world’s richest, with some Eagle Ford landowners collecting over $12,000 per...