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The Distracted Driving Epidemic in Texas

The Distracted Driving Epidemic in Texas

On American roads today, more and more innocent victims are being injured and killed in accidents involving distracted driving, and Texas is not an exception. In 2017, a staggering 100,000 crashes were caused by distracted driving in our state. According to Texas’ Department of...



Recalling Five Oil Workers Killed in Oklahoma

Recalling Five Oil Workers Killed in Oklahoma

Last January, five oil workers were killed in a fire and explosion at a Quinton, Oklahoma drilling rig. This was the deadliest drilling accident in the U.S. since 2010, when 11 workers died in the Gulf of Mexico on the Deepwater Horizon rig. Patterson Rig 219 was owned and operated by...

American Oilfield Deaths Equal to American Military Killed in Afghanistan

American Oilfield Deaths Equal to American Military Killed in Afghanistan

There’s no question working in the oil and gas fields is a dangerous job. Still, most members of the public do not realize just how dangerous it is. In the nine years between 2008 and 2017, 1,566 workers died of injuries sustained while working in oil and gas drilling, and that’s almost...