Latest Posts

Understanding the Basics of Pump Jacks

October 19, 2021

Pump jacks are integral to the oil industry. If you’re considering pump jack installation, it is crucial to understand how these machines work and why you would want to include them in your operations. Here’s what you need to know. What is a pump jack? A pump jack is a device that assists with the extraction of crude oil from an oil well. How does a pump jack work? Pump jacks create artificial lift to bring the crude oil to the surface. They feature a long beam that rises and falls in the oil well. A series of rods attached... View Article

What You Should Know About Oilfield Hydrovac Cleaning

September 15, 2021

Oilfield cleaning and excavation used to be a time-intensive task that involved digging and cutting directly into the ground to clean or repair underground gas or oil lines. But that’s not the case anymore, thanks to hydrovac cleaning units. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about oilfield hydrovac cleaning. What is hydrovac cleaning? A hydrovac system uses pressurized fluid and a suction device to wash away grime from a pipeline and simultaneously suck it out. Hydrovac machines are ideal for cleaning pipelines and other heavy-duty machinery, but they’re also useful in excavation. There’s no need to cut... View Article

Setting Up an Oil and Gas Production Tank Battery

September 1, 2021

The tank battery is an essential component of any gas or oil operation. It’s a group of connected tanks that receive oil production and measure and test the oil before pumping it into the pipeline. Without a functioning tank battery, an oil facility simply cannot operate. While you probably already know this information if you’re in the oil or gas industry, you might not know the different components of tank batteries. Keep reading to get caught up on everything you need to know about tank battery builds. Assembling a tank battery A tank battery will need to evolve over the... View Article

Three Things You Need to Know Before Switching to LEDs

August 15, 2021

Are you still using standard incandescent light bulbs? If so, it might be time to make the switch to LED lights. There are several reasons why LED lighting conversion may be a good idea for your home or business. Here are some things to know before you make the switch to LEDs. LEDs will save you money One of the strongest reasons to undergo LED light conversion is that the switch to LED lights will save you money. But wait, aren’t LED bulbs more expensive? It is true that LED bulbs are generally more pricey than incandescent bulbs, but they... View Article

How Dangerous Is Aluminum Wiring?

August 1, 2021

Many homes built between 1965 and 1973 have aluminum wiring instead of copper wiring. Homes like these are much more likely to have fire-hazard conditions than copper-wired homes, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). In fact, these homes are 55 times more likely to have fire-hazard conditions. If you are living in a home built in this era, it may be a good idea to look into aluminum wiring upgrades. Read on for some more information you can use to ensure your home is electrically sound and ready to meet the needs of the modern household. What’s... View Article

JB Electric LLC