Spring Cleaning

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bright yellow valve

Spring is finally here, and that means it's time to look at transitioning the fleet and equipment to warmer operations. Just like you spring clean your garage or cabin, now is the time to spring clean the equipment and vehicles before mishaps cost you productivity. The first step is to know what the manufacturers recommend [...]

New Spill Safety Rules

– Posted in: ... in the news ...
oil spill destroys ocean life

Last month the Canadian Government announced that pipeline companies will now be liable for all costs and damages related to spills from their projects, regardless of liability or negligence. Pipeline operators will also be required to have a minimum amount of cash set aside to pay for cleanup costs, and the Canadian National Energy Board [...]

What’s your message?

– Posted in: How to market your O&G business
Market your services to people in the oil field

What is your message to your prospects? You serve the oil field services industry. You may build and tear down rigs, you may transport equipment, you may be a drilling company...or you may provide parts and supplies to those in the field. Whatever  you offer, you have a message that needs to be heard. Who [...]

Building Business

– Posted in: How to market your O&G business
oil field customers use smart phones so you need responsive websites

Building Business Relationships   People, not companies, are at the root of every business transaction. So it’s people, not companies, that you need relationships with to make your business grow and your revenues increase. When you make a contact in this business, you never know when or how that contact is going to pay off [...]

Smart phones and ipads

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Responsive web design for hand-held devices

Use Mobile Device Marketing to Get Your Business into Their Hands Marketing your oil field services company can be done from TV ads, Google ads, billboards on the side of the road…  there are plenty of ways available.  But what is the most effective way to market your OFS company? Nelsonwire says that about 50% [...]

Description: Hydraulic Fracking

– Posted in: Information for Lay Persons
diagram of hydraulic fracking

A Description of Hydraulic Fracturing For the Layman   For those outside the oil field business here’s a brief history of fracturing and how it works. According to The Daily Reckoning, a publication by Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin, buried beneath the surface of United States soil there are 1.5 trillion barrels of shale oil. [...]

Surprise Equipment for Rig Workers

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Seat Belts are required safety equipment in the oil field

A  Surprising Safety Fix for Rig Workers: Seatbelts   One of the most interesting things about human behavior is that understanding a problem can help you change your behavior so the problem can be eliminated altogether.  This is good news for any business hoping to improve its safety record, especially if there is an area [...]