Why rigger training

What is Rigging Training Rigging consists of the slings and connecting hardware that connects the load to be lifted to the crane or hoist. Qualified riggers are trained on how to inspect slings, hook, shackles, eye bolts, and other lifting hardware. Rigging training...

Say no to unsafe behaviors

  Saying no to unsafety Sometimes the most important word to ensure safe oilfield operations is the word “no.” All workers and supervisors must be able to say “no” to potentially unsafe situations which could include both scenarios that they know are unsafe or...

Who trains for SafeLand in San Antonio?

Many workers have been successful obtaining their SafeLand training in San Antonio. The SafeLand orientation provides workers with the tools they need to start work safely in the oilfield. Although there are many different jobs in the oil and gas industry, all workers...

CPR with AED Training in San Antonio

CAN CPR AND AED TRAINING BE COMBINED TOGETHER? All workers who work near an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) should be properly trained in its use. Training improves a worker’s ability to use equipment properly. Proper use of the AED is important to increase the...

How to make a respiratory protection program

  What is a respiratory protection program? A respiratory protection program is required to protect oilfield workers from inhaling potentially hazardous atmospheres. The consequences or inhaling toxic vapors or particles can include serious illness or death. By...

How to wear an H2S monitor

  GET A QUALITY H2S MONITOR IN SAN ANTONIO Hydrogen sulfide is a toxic gas and all oilfield workers should wear a personal H2S monitor to detect the presence of the gas. An H2S badge cannot protect you if you do not have a good monitor being used properly. Our...

Oilfield Awareness

  Awareness is easily the single most important method for staying safe in the oilfield. Being aware of a hazard allows you as a worker the opportunity to make choices to protect yourself from that hazard. If there is a hazard that you are unaware of then...

Does H2S Affect Rod Lift?

  HOW DOES HYDROGEN SULFIDE AFFECT ROD LIFT? Rod lift wells are designed to produce three basic fluids: oil, water, and gas. FLUID EFFECTS Oil is the most favorable of the three fluids for rod lift to produce. Aside from oil being the primary income stream for...

Why E&Ps Need Local Services

“We always try to use the local guy,” is one of the many lessons that Junior tried to explain to me during my first year in the oilfield. Junior managed rig operations in the Kermit, West Texas field office and—through three decades of oilfield work—had seen all the...