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Texas Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Blog

The Craziest Oil Discovery Stories in History

Oil powers the world.  We’re bringing you four of the craziest oil discovery stories on record. While other means of producing power have been developed, and will be developed, oil and gas remain a key source, if not THE key source.  Check out some of the biggest and most important oil (and gas) discoveries in […]

Oil and Gas Jobs: The Surprising Benefits of Blue Collar Work

Blue collar work can be a rewarding and lucrative experience.  Over the past couple decades, it seems there’s been a push to encourage obtaining for year degrees…this may be a coincidence, but it’s likely this has contributed to many opens in blue-collar industry.  Oil and gas, for example, are still major necessities to society, and […]

As Fuel Prices Rise, So Does the Texas Economy

It’s summer, and like every year the prices for fuel are going up. As demand for crude creates a booming oil and gas industry in Texas, many gulf coast towns crippled by 2017’s Hurricane Harvey are being put back to work. Here are some things to think about when paying more for gas this summer: […]

Blue Collar Dollars: There’s Green to be Made in the Dirt

There’s a high demand for workers in blue collar jobs.  Though the phrase “all our jobs are being outsourced” has been chirruped, the reality is many blue-collar fields desperately need more hard workers.  Essentially, a large chunk of blue-collar workers in these industries is retiring or set to retire, with a huge age gap left […]

Patriot Oilfield Services Talks Drilling Fluids

Drilling for oil and gas clearly involves at least one liquid…the oil being extracted.  In order to facilitate this process, however, some other liquids are utilized on the driller and producer’s end, aptly named drilling fluids, and completion fluids.  These fluids have a wide range of functions, making them of the utmost importance in many modern drilling […]

The Evolution of Oilfield Equipment

Over time, oil drilling equipment has changed dramatically. As technology develops, it’s not only improved the efficiency of oil drilling and pumping, but has grown safer for personnel and the environment. Here are several ways oilfield equipment has changed over time. Drilling Equipment For hundreds of years, workers “drilled” by using shovels and picks to dig a hole. This […]

Petroleum Refining Processes

Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries to transform crude oil into useful products such as LPG, gasoline or petrol, kerosene, diesel oil and fuel oils.

Oil and Gas Careers for Veterans

Veterans recently having completed their tours or contracts often go through a time of readjustment. Getting back into a civilian lifestyle can be a trying time personally, let alone professionally. While there are some fortunate enough to have jobs lined up, others are not. There are plenty of fields that perfectly suit veterans, but we would […]

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