Categories for Oil Field Service

The Oil and Gas Industry in New Mexico

August 3, 2020

New Mexico was built on ranching and mining, but today it has a number of major industries, including oil and gas. The largest industry in New Mexico, oil and gas contributes $3.1 billion each year to the state’s budget—just under 40 percent of the state’s entire yearly revenue. Here’s an overview of what this branch of the energy industry contributes to the state and country. New Mexico’s oil and gas industry, by the numbers Contributing 39 percent of New Mexico’s yearly budget, the oil and gas industry is a powerful force. The federal government alone spends over $1.1 billion in... View Article

Troubleshooting Common Problems in Oil Fields

May 5, 2020

It is important for workers at oil fields to engage in regular inspection and maintenance of all equipment on site, and to make sure the operation is running safely and smoothly. This means, in part, taking proper measurements of oil production. On some days, the oil will be producing in greater volume than on others. For the most part, production will be steady, with these individual rises and falls being rather negligible over the long term. However, if you suddenly see a significant difference in yield, this could be a sign of a problem in your production that needs to... View Article

Important Electrical Safety Practices for Oil Fields

March 9, 2020

Work on an oil field can be dangerous. There are a lot of potential hazards for workers to avoid, including electrocution, arc flashing and shocks. With all of this in mind, it’s crucial that oil companies take the proper steps to implement reliable oil field electrical safety practices. Here are just a few of the steps you can take that will help you avoid some of the biggest causes of explosions on oil fields in Carlsbad, NM, as well as other electrical issues. Make sure all workers are properly trained The types of electrical hazards your workers will face will... View Article

Stay Safe by Being Aware of Oil Field Electrical Risks

September 24, 2019

Working on an oil field can be dangerous, regardless of the specific capacity in which you’re working. There are a variety of dangers that could present themselves in the course of regular work, and it is important for anyone working at such a site to understand how to protect themselves from those dangers and what steps they should take if those dangers happen to arise. Here is a quick overview of some of the most common oil field electrical risks in Carlsbad, NM, and some of the steps you can take to keep yourself and your coworkers safe. Identify potential... View Article

What Electricians Do on the Oil Field

September 10, 2019

Electricians play an important role out on the oil field. They are stationed at those sites to make sure all electrical systems operate efficiently and safely in a way that complements the other systems at work. According to information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there has been an increasing number of jobs available for electricians across the entire commercial sector, and part of this is due to the increased amount of electrical equipment businesses are using, including those in the oil and gas industry. Electricians do need to be trained and licensed to be eligible for oil field... View Article

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