Category Archives : Oilfield

  • October 26, 2023

    How to Become a Heavy Equipment Operator in Texas

    Becoming a heavy equipment operator in Texas comes with significant responsibilities across various industries. However, their sheer size and power make them potentially dangerous when not operated by skilled professionals. Lack of proper training can inadvertently cause accidents and injuries, underscoring the importance of stringent requirements for this profession. If you meet all the requirements to be a heavy equipment operator in Te...

  • May 19, 2023

    Oil Field Accidents

    Workplace Injury - Oil Field Accidents There are reports that oil and gas extraction account for 75% oil field accidents. The fatality rate for the mining industry, including oil extraction, is approximately 11.4 per 100,000 workers, which is 300% of the national average. Texas Oil Field Accidents In August 2018, seven people were injured after a series of explosions occurred in Midland County, Texas. The incident shut down five oil lines. ...

  • January 5, 2023

    What Makes Oil Field Jobs Dangerous?

    There is no disputing that working in an oil field is an extremely dangerous job. This occupation presents numerous hazards, including heavy equipment and machinery, which could lead to crush injuries and sometimes fatalities.  If you suffered an injury at an oil field job, it is important that you go to the hospital and seek ongoing medical treatment for your injuries. However, it is equally important that you involve a skilled workers...

  • June 29, 2021

    2 Killed in Natural Gas Line Explosion in Texas

    Farmersville, TX 2 Killed in Natural Gas Line Explosion in Texas Two people in Farmersville, Texas, were killed and three injured in a natural gas pipeline explosion in Texas, officials said. The fatal explosion occurred around 4 p.m. Monday at an Atmos Energy facility in Collin Country near Farmersville, a city located about 35 miles northeast of Dallas. Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner said the deadly blast appeared to be an accident, bu...


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