Oil Field Injury

Oklahoma Oil Field Injuries, Part III: Dealing With Negligence

Noble McIntyre on October 15, 2013

As we’ve discussed in Part I and Part II of our three-part blog series on oil field injuries, many of the injuries that happen in Oklahoma oil fields and in the energy industry are preventable, and often are caused by the employer’s negligence. Negligence can take many forms when it comes to oil field accidents: […]

Oklahoma Oil Field Injuries: A Growing Problem

Noble McIntyre on October 1, 2013

Approximately one quarter of all jobs in Oklahoma are energy-related in some way. According to one economist at the University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Business Administration, oil and natural gas helped the state survive the nation’s recent recession. While that’s great news for the economy, not everything’s coming up roses in the oil fields.

Oklahoma Oil Field Safety

Jeremy Thurman on November 15, 2011

Oklahoma is oil country, as evidenced by the thousands of oil pump jacks that dot the state’s landscape. Drilling for oil is not an easy task. It requires a lot of heavy equipment, and the people who work in the industry need specialized skills and knowledge. As with any job that uses heavy equipment, the […]

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