1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Cons of Working in the Oilfield

    In our last blog post, we discussed the advantages of working in the oilfield, from high pay to an opportunity to travel. But as you probably know, not everything is roses and sunshine when it comes to working in the oilfield. Northern Oilfield Services is an oilfield service company based out of Wi…Read More

  5. The Pros of Working in the Oilfield

    Oilfield work is not for the feign of heart. It requires long hours, working in all kinds of inclement weather, from errant snowstorms to hail and dust storms. It frequently requires travel, staying in hotels, working in the middle of nowhere, and eating fast food for weeks on end. Gas station food …Read More

  6. Oilfield Equipment: Should You Rent Or Buy?

    Whether you are just starting your first wellhead, or have been in the oil and natural gas business for years, you need top-shelf, reliable oilfield equipment to help you get the job done right. After all, it’s pretty tough to drill for oil and natural gas with just your hands. One question you ha…Read More

  7. Where Should You Start Your Wyoming Oilfield Wellhead?

    If you are looking to make your entrance into the oil and natural gas industry, Wyoming is a great place to start. Wyoming ranks 8th in the U.S. for crude oil production, which may not sound like much, but they produced over 75 million barrels of crude oil in 2017 which is about 3 million more barre…Read More

  8. Where Should You Start Your Oilfield Wellhead In North Dakota?

    When you ask people what they think about when you mention North Dakota, the answer is all but guaranteed to be: “oil.” North Dakota’s reputation in the 21st century is largely dominated by the oil and natural gas industry. So naturally, if you are a business looking to break into the oil and …Read More