Pits

At a drilling site pits are used to store water, contain drilling fluids and cuttings or to hold other liquid substances such as brine or oil. Sites we’ve examined have all had at least one pit, that for drilling fluids and cuttings. These pits may also have held used fracture fluids (flowback). The only sites […]

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A Good Job

In the October 2008 newsletter of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) there was an article by Greg Kozera (starting on page 9) about the economic benefits of oil and gas. Greg was using the example of a well crew: “The drilling supervisor was probably in his 50s, two of his […]

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