GreaseBook App: Oil Production Software

GreaseBook App: Oil Production Software

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  • 6 Areas You Should Know about Completing any Oil and Gas Well

    Drilling the well and cementing the casing are only the first steps to completing the well.  Once complete, the rig crew will install tubing to bring the oil and/or gas from the reservoir back to the surface. This tubing is connected to a wellhead with some sort of control valve system (like a Christmas tree) … Continue reading 6 Areas You Should Know about Completing any Oil and Gas Well → The po...

  • A Basic Guide to Oil and Gas Drilling Operations

    Just like no two people are alike, neither are two wells. It doesn’t matter if the wells are located in the same area, utilize the same equipment, or if they are drilled into with the same oil-bearing formation; the outcomes of the drilling procedure relies on a wide variety of variables. This can include: people, … Continue reading A Basic Guide to Oil and Gas Drilling Operations → The post A Bas...

  • Lead The Way

    In my years in the oilfield, I have noted that there tends to be a sort of kill-or-be-killed culture among the people who work in it together. When I came home from Iraq, I fairly quickly entered the oilfield and found, in many cases, a sort of culture that did not favor team playing, punished … Continue reading Lead The Way → The post Lead The Way appeared first on Greasebook.

  • The Six Million Dollar Kimray

    Okay so, when they rebuilt the Six Million Dollar Man, they made him better. I mean there’s really no arguing the point. Have you seen the man jump a building? They had the technology, as they reminded watchers each evening of the popular show that aired for the first time in 1973. Steve Austin was … Continue reading The Six Million Dollar Kimray → The post The Six Million Dollar Kimray appeared f...

  • It was a Muddy Pumping Christmas

    Okay so, literally 10 minutes before I got to my first oil well on Christmas day, the weather was a balmy 64 degrees and things, while cloudy, looked pretty muchly okay. I had a weather report that sort of hinted otherwise. but who believes them anymore? Not me. However, I should have listened. Because, like … Continue reading It was a Muddy Pumping Christmas → The post It was a Muddy Pumping Chri...

  • The Haunted Lease

    Okay so It’s Halloween time and I can’t help but think of things that frighten me like plugged up Meko regulators, critters lurking in my meter houses and strange mechanics who appear late at night at my locations. This year, there seems to be a lot of hysteria around clowns of, well, I just don’t … Continue reading The Haunted Lease → The post The Haunted Lease appeared first on Greasebook.

  • How to Split More (Gas Meter) Lines Than Pablo Escobar

    Okay, so I was coming back from a much needed break out of the Iraqi war zone from Ireland. The year was 2005. It was a beautiful vacation. I had met my family in Dublin and for 10 days we had just made a fabulous tour of the country, starting at Wicklow, through County Cork … Continue reading How to Split More (Gas Meter) Lines Than Pablo Escobar → The post How to Split More (Gas Meter) Lines Tha...

  • Hellfighters

    Okay, so every time I go out to see my friend Renee Cudd, I know where I will find her. She will be riding around in her golf cart on her ranch in Woodward, Oklahoma overseeing and managing the vast quarter horse ranch she and her late husband built together. She is beautiful, my friend, … Continue reading Hellfighters → The post Hellfighters appeared first on Greasebook.

  • Greener Pastures and Manually Starting an Old Arrow C-96 Pumping Unit…

    Okay, so until about three years ago, I had not started a pumping unit engine by hand using a handle on the flywheel. Until that time, all of my units were started by using a roll starter (or pin starter) or had a starting motor and I only had to plug into them with my … Continue reading Greener Pastures and Manually Starting an Old Arrow C-96 Pumping Unit… → The post Greener Pastures and Manually...

  • GreaseBook challenges conventional thinking, for the better

    The oil and natural gas industry has a proud history of hard work, determination, grit, and using proven conventional methods to get the job done. Greg Archbald, a savvy entrepreneur who’s challenging conventional thinking, is demonstrating these values with GreaseBook and infusing them with innovation. Greg Archbald, founder of GreaseBook. Photo provided by EnergyHQ, Powered … Continue reading Gr...

  • Luck Be a Lady

    These are stories of real pumpers like you whose luck and the right equipment and supplies ran out at just the wrong moment. And Greasebookers, don’t think of this as work. Uh Uh. No way is it work. You could be paddling down the Pantanal River in Brazil with a jaguar giving you the evil eye from the … Continue reading Luck Be a Lady → The post Luck Be a Lady appeared first on Greasebook.

  • Where is Crude Oil Found? The Structure of Oil-Bearing Formations…

    Understanding what it is like downhole (a term referring to the underground part of the oil well operation) is important for a variety of reasons; but most importantly, it is one of the fundamental aspects in understanding the procedures for: drilling a well, how and why a bore hole is not complete until the casing … Continue reading Where is Crude Oil Found? The Structure of Oil-Bearing Formation...

  • Lease Worker Fundamentals to Hydrogen Sulfide Gases

    Before the mid-1950’s, very little acknowledgement was given to the risks and dangers lease pumpers face while working with high levels of hydrogen sulfide gases (H2S). Although improvements to drilling rigs have allowed us to achieve depths of over 20,000 feet, experience has shown “the deeper the well, the higher the bottom hole pressure and … Continue reading Lease Worker Fundamentals to Hydrog...

  • Oil and Gas Safety: Topics of Discussion for Oilfield Operators

    In the oilfield, many of your duties are performed alone. Therefore, it is vital to follow the proper oil & gas safety procedures put in place by the state and federal governments, as well as the specific methods required by the company you work for. In order to maintain the best personal safety you can while … Continue reading Oil and Gas Safety: Topics of Discussion for Oilfield Operators → The ...

  • 11 Important Oil & Gas Lease Operating Maintenance Expenses (that should never go overlooked…)

    From the lease owner to regulatory agencies, when you work as a lease pumper there are plenty of relationships you will have to maintain. However, one often overlooked association is between the lease pumper and the owner of the land. To help preserve a healthy alliance with the land owner, it is essential to follow … Continue reading 11 Important Oil & Gas Lease Operating Maintenance Expenses (th...

  • The Lease Pumper’s Cheat Sheet to Oilfield Emergencies

    I have to admit one of my favorite perks of working as a lease pumper is how my job is rarely the same from day to day. Equipment status, the level of production, the conditions of the maintenance schedule, and a variety of other factors will determine the specific tasks you are required to do; … Continue reading The Lease Pumper’s Cheat Sheet to Oilfield Emergencies → The post The Lease Pumper’s ...

GreaseBook App: Oil Production Software

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  • Oilfield Pumper Production Reporting via the “Boiler House guessing method”…

    Okay so, when I was a soldier in the Army and I had to finally sit down to do the scads of paperwork required to do the job I was doing – you know material data sheets, truck maintenance schedules called 24s, training schedules, you get the picture – awful stuff, I would do almost … Continue reading Oilfield Pumper Production Reporting via the “Boiler House guessing method”… → The post Oilfield Pu...

  • Oilfield Pumpers: What constitutes an emergency?

    Okay so, not too long ago, I was restarting a Fairbanks 503 after it had gone down overnight. Anyone who has performed this function on these very solid old engines also knows that if they are really relics, they are super hard to restart. Some people find them easier to kick start and I have … Continue reading Oilfield Pumpers: What constitutes an emergency? → The post Oilfield Pumpers: What cons...

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