As the end of the year approaches, here’s a recap of some of the top stories on gomcmag.com. If you missed any of these, now is your chance to catch up. Enjoy this look back at 2015.
10. Is Your Company Fit for $50 Oil?
Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers predicted the market correction that would make oil prices plunge and created a program to help companies weather the economic storm.
9. Light Up the Night
An oilfield work site can be dangerous, and even more so at night. Here’s a look a work site lighting meant to keep workers safe even when they’re working late into the night.
8. Regulations Keep Drone Industry From Really Taking Off
Regulations regarding drone use vary from country to country. Hopefully these rules will become less strict in the future and allow for greater application of the technology.
7. Expanding Services Pays Off for Oilfield Company
Trucking water to and from fracking sites and renting frac, acid and mud tank rentals have been opened new revenue streams for Green Energy Oilfield Services.
6. Contingency Planning is a Must
The stakes and risks are high in the gas and oil industry, which is why every company should have an emergency response plan in place.
5. Hydroexcavation Contractor Sees Growth in New Area
C Company is introducing hydroexcavation to flood-damaged areas of South Carolina and teaching safe digging habits.
4. EPA Accident Causes Spill into a Colorado River
About 3 million gallons of mine waste spilled into the Animas River on Aug. 5, the result of an accident inadvertently caused by EPA workers looking into reports that a mine was leaking contaminated water.
3. New TV Show Portrays Life in the Bakken Boom
Film crews from the Smithsonian Channel filmed “a portrait of history” about real life in the Bakken earlier this year.
2. These Trucks are Partners in Grime
Key Welding Inc. employees equip the company’s Ford trucks with fabricated, custom-built welding beds, set up just the way they like it.
1. US Oil Sands Ready to Work in Utah
Fifteen years after discovering a unique, environmentally friendly product to extract petroleum from oilsands, US Oil Sands is finally using it in Utah.