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    The Use of Christmas Trees in Oil Production and Fracking

    A big part of drilling for oil is controlling the flow of liquids, whether it’s liquids you are using on the production side, such as fracking fluids or water, or it’s the actual petroleum itself. Oil companies use what are known as Christmas trees, which contain a set of valves, spools, and fit…Read More

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    Types of Offshore Oil Wells

    While Northern Oilfield Services is based in Williston, ND, we serve most of the western United States, including Wyoming. We specialize in helping oil companies extract oil. We do this by renting and services oilfield equipment, including hydraulic fracking equipment and drilling rental equipment. …Read More

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    Locations of Oilfield Wells: Offshore Wells

    In our last blog post, we discussed in detail the different types of wells, which included natural gas wells, oil and natural gas wells, and strictly just oil wells. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the different locations of gas wells, namely offshore oil wells. Northern Oilfield Services based o…Read More

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    Types of Oilfield Wells

    Oil wells are usually marked by oil pump jacks that can dot the entire production area, depending on the size of the field beneath the earth. Most people assume that oil pump jacks are pumping out black oil. But that is not necessarily the case. There are different kinds of oil wells, which we explo…Read More

  5. 3 Common Oilfield Myths

    Myths abound about oil and the oil and gas industry that many people believe due to the fact they only have a cursory understanding of the oil and gas industry. In this blog post, we’ll bust some common myths about oil and the oil and gas industry. Northern Oilfield Services is the best oilfield s…Read More

  6. What is Directional Drilling?

    Since oil is found in the ground, we have to dig for it. Rarely does it decide to just appear on the surface of the earth for the taking. And dig, or drilling in the case of oil wells, oil companies do — and do quite well — in order to fuel the demand for oil, which, once refined, fuels our cars…Read More

  7. Why You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Oil

    If you love your car, your motorcycle, your plastic bottles, your basketball, your boat, your skis, your luggage, your dishes, your camera, your computer, your crayons, and your clothes, you can thank oil. Hundreds of products that you use and enjoy every day are made from petroleum, which is typica…Read More

  8. What is an Oilfield Service Company?

    When people think of the oilfield, they probably think of guys in hard hats working on drilling rigs, either on land or in the ocean. They know we get our gasoline from oil (although many people think this is one and the same as well). And they may know a few oil companies such as ExxonMobile and Ch…Read More

  9. Why Invest in Oilfield Companies

    Ever since Rockefeller made it big with Standard Oil, many people have entered the oil and gas industry hoping to strike it rich — and many have. This is because oil is a commodity, like gold and silver, which basically means oil is the same no matter where you get it from, either the United State…Read More