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

 Click Here for Free Online H2S Training at WWW.Oilfield.Training 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...

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...

Oilfield Communication

  TRANSFERRING INFORMATION SafeLand training contains a great deal of information about how to work safely and effectively in the oilfield. Topics within the SafeLand orientation include many topics from oilfield driving and excavations to wellsite arrival and...

What is experience?

One requirement that the oilfield job seeker will undoubtedly encounter is that of the minimum or ideal experience level. Listed directly on the various job board postings will be the requirement of a minimum level of experience, measured in years. They may also...

Importance of SafeLand Instruction

  TEAMS BASED TRAINING In our San Antonio SafeLand training, the oilfield workers cooperate in teams in order to learn the safety material. By working with each team, the SafeLand training material is shared with others with different perspectives. Truck drivers...

What is a glycol unit?

NATURAL GAS AND IMPURITIES The pure natural gas that we all use is, in San Antonio, almost 100% methane (CH4). It is important that the natural gas we burn is pure because it gives a correct and consistent amount of heat while minimizing the pollution produced....