TITLE

Safety first

AUTHOR(S)
Ogburn, Stephanie Paige
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;8/21/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on petroleum engineering technician Steve Ficklin from New Castle, Colorado. He is an oil and gas safety inspector of Bureau of Land Management. He is also known to be an expert in keeping drill rigs from exploding. During his free time, he plays brainteaser math problems, hunts and camps.
ACCESSION #
22077402

 

Related Articles

  • Lengthy contracts prevent rig use collapse in wake of soft oil prices. Smith, Jennifer E. // Offshore;Jun99, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p44 

    States that offshore oil and gas drilling rig utilization remained high in the Gulf of Mexico through most of 1998. Source of a significant portion of the high percent utilization rate during 1997-1998; Common reaction on the budget shortfalls caused by getting far less for oil and gas than...

  • Baker Hughes announces October 2013 rig counts.  // African Business News;11/11/2013, p5 

    The article discusses Baker Hughes Inc.'s (BH) data which showed that the average U.S. rig count for October 2013 dropped to 1,744 from 1,760 in the previous month and from 1,834 in October 2012 while the international offshore rig county was up to 316 from 313.

  • Traditional techniques return.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/17/2003, Vol. 47 Issue 42, p8 

    Presents information on the oil drilling technique called underbalanced drilling (UBD). Problem with conventional drilling technique; Resurgence of UBD in Canada in the early 1990s; Advantages of UBD.

  • Field Engineers' Scheduling at Oil Rigs: a Case Study. Usmani, Yusuf // Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p155 

    Oil exploration and production operations face a number of challenges. Professional planners have to design solutions for various practical problems or issues. However, the time consumed is often very extensive because of the large number of possible solutions. Further, the matter of choosing...

  • GLOBAL DATA. Murillo, Veronica // Offshore;May2002, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p14 

    Presents several graphs and charts regarding rig utilization from 2001 to 2002. Information on the regional drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico; Data on worldwide historical rig utilization; Oil and gas prices within March 2001 to March 2002.

  • Oil Search announces Kidukidu 1 well drilling report, Gulf of Papua campaign.  // World Energy News;9/3/2013, p13 

    The article presents updates on the Kidukidu 1 oil well drilling, which is the third and final well to be drilled in the current Oil Search offshore Gulf of Papua campaign in Papua New Guinea. The drilling has resulted in gas discoveries at Flinders 1 and Hagana 1. Oil Search report on September...

  • Section 5. Oil and Gas Resource Development.  // Monthly Energy Review;Sep2001, p81 

    Presents several charts and graphs on petroleum and gas developments in the U.S. in August 2001. Oil and gas resource development indicators; Oil and gas drilling activity measurements; Details on drilled oil and gas wells.

  • Halliburton delivers pioneering logging technology for Cobalt's deepwater pre-salt exploration wells in West Africa.  // African Business News;1/15/2014, p6 

    The article reports that American oilfield services firm, Halliburton was commissioned by oil exploration company Cobalt International Energy, Inc. to provide wireline technology for two deepwater exploratory wells in Angola, Africa, to collect samples and information on reservoir pressure....

  • GLOBAL DATA.  // Offshore;Feb2008, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p10 

    Several charts that list information related to oil exploration are presented including day rates, active rig fleet and drilling permits issued.

  • Leni Gas & Oil provides update on development drilling at Goudron field in Trinidad.  // World Energy News;5/14/2014, p8 

    The article reports on the announcement of Leni Gas & Oil PLC that well GY-664 has been drilled to a total depth of 4,212 feet and has intersected with about 100 feet of the Lower Cruse Sandstone at the Goudron Field in Trinidad. The well has encountered a total gross sand thickness of about...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics