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Toolpusher Oil Rig Jobs: Toolpusher Wages & Job Requirements
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - On a land based oil drilling rig a toolpusher is often the rig manager and is responsible for all the operations and personnel on the rig platform. A location supervisor for a drilling contractor, toolpushers are often a senior, experienced oil rig w...
Roustabout Jobs: Land Based Oil Rig Jobs & Roustabout Deck Crew Positions
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - On land based oil rigs a roustabout is essentially a support position to the oil and gas operations. Considered an entry-lever position on an oil rig deck crew, roustabouts do most of the cleaning, transporting and hauling and also provide assistance...
Roughneck Jobs: Oil Drilling Jobs & Roughneck Employment
Sunday, January 01, 2012 -

In the oil industry the term roughneck applies to oil field employees who work around a land based rig. Roughneck used to be used for a variety of jobs that involved hard, physical labor but is now more associated with oil jobs. In Alberta Canada ...

Rig Manager Jobs: Toolpusher Employment, Oil Rig Manager Positions
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - In the oil industry the person responsible for supervising the drill team,the actual drilling ,and equipment is known as the rig manager. Often the rig manager will work his way up through all positions so he has a thorough grasp of all the intricaci...
Rig Hand Jobs Alberta Canada: Oil Field & Land Rig Drilling Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Looking to get started on a rewarding career in the oil industry? Then check out the booming oil business in Alberta Canada where entry level oil jobs are on the rise due to increasing oil discoveries. The flow of black gold can be found around the w...
Rig Hand Work: Derrickman, Toolpusher & Lease Hand Rig Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - If you have the goal to work in the oil and gas industry your first step should be seeking out rig hand work. Breaking into the oil business isn’t always easy and unless you have an engineering degree or master’s degree in environmental...
Rig Hand Jobs: Oil Jobs Alberta Canada, Derrickman, Lease Hand & Oilfield Driver Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Finding rig hand jobs are again becoming the hot field for people looking for work in the oil industry. Despite set backs in offshore drilling, land based oil rigs, especially in Alberta Canada, are booming and the opportunity to land work on an oil ...
Rig Consultant Jobs: Rig Consultant Wages, Oil Drilling Consultants
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Land based oil rigs are busy places. With a full workforce, constant transportation bringing supplies in and taking oil out and a wide variety of teams, equipment and clients to report to, it takes a special person to make it as a rig consultant. Mos...
Oil Rig Welder Jobs: Oil Welder Wages, Land Based Oil Rig Welder Employment
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - In the oil industry there are two types of welder jobs: permanent oil rig welders and flying squad welders. Permanent welders are stationed to a rig and build new metalwork structures and perform repairs on existing frames. Fly squad  
Oil News: Information & Headlines, Energy & Natural Gas News
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - As with any business keeping up to date on the latest news in the oil and gas industry is essential to survival for your company. Everyday exploration, technology and commodity trading have profound impacts on the energy and power sector and if you a...
Oil Jobs in Alberta Canada
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - When you decide to make the oil industry your career you’ll have to be prepared to go where the work is. Unless you plan on working in an executive position or as a consultant chances are you will be one of the many workers who are employed on...
Oil Driller Jobs: Oil & Gas Industry Careers, Oil Field & Oil Well Driller Employment
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Drillers on a land based oil rig are primarily responsible for getting the work on the rig done safely, efficiently and within the regulations set down by government and environmental policies. Oil field drillers are also in charge of the deck crews ...
Oil Careers: Oil & Gas Industry Careers, Oil Company Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - If you have ambition to work in the oil and gas industry there are several ways to go about getting started on a rewarding oil career. Even with scientists warning about a coming shortage of natural resources, oil and gas exploration continue to find...
Oilfield Jobs: Oil Jobs, Oilfield Driver Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - As the global recession continues to take a toll on many industries one that is still thriving is energy. Even with falling stock markets and debt defaults there are still many emerging markets including India, China and Brazil and one thing every bu...
Oilfield Driver Jobs: Oilfield Truck Driving Jobs, Oilfield Drivers
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - One position that is always in demand in the oil industry is truck drivers. Transporting non-hazardous materials including sand, cement, equipment and pipes is part of every-day work at a land based oil rig and oil companies are always looking out fo...
Lease Hand Jobs: Alberta Oil Jobs, Entry Level Oil Industry Jobs
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - If you have a high school diploma and want to break in to the oil industry your best bet is to seek employment on an oil rig as a leasehand. This entry level job in oil consists of long hours, hard labor and relatively low pay but is a great way to s...
Floor Hand Oil Jobs: Drilling Crew Positions & Floor Hand Employment
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - After putting in time as a lease hand on a land based oil rig expect your first promotion to be to floor hand. Floor hands, also known as roughnecks, are oil rig crew members whose primary workstation is on the rig floor. A physically demanding posit...
Entry Level Oil Jobs: Jobs, Careers & Employment
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - One of the most stable industries right now is the oil and gas business. Even though scientists warn of a coming shortage in natural oil and gas resources the job market is booming for position in the oil and gas industry. If you want to get started ...
Derrickman Oil Jobs: Alberta Derrickman Jobs, Derrickman Wages & Job Openings
Sunday, January 01, 2012 - Second in rank to the driller on a land oil rig crew is what's known as a Derrickman. The name derives from the fact that the person working this position is placed on a platform attached to the derrick, or mast, above the rig floor. Derrickman jobs ...
Oilfield Equipment: Drilling Rig Equipment, Oilfield Trucks & Surplus Equipment for Sale
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 - When you work on a land based oil rig you know how important it is to have reliable equipment. The success of your drilling operation requires a dedicated team of rig hands and oilfield equipment<...
Oilfield Jobs: : Floorhand, Roughneck & Rig Manager Oilfield Jobs
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 - While most industries are instituting hiring freezes or laying workers off, oilfields continue to post openings for numerous oilfield positions including lease hands, floor hands, motor hands and drillers. Regions where oil is booming, such as Albert...
Oilfield Services: Rigs, Tankers & Pipelines, Oilfield Equipment Suppliers
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 - Even the largest oil companies need help when exploring for and producing oil. There are many tasks involved with oil drilling and no one company has all the resources necessary to drill, extract, refine and transport oil. Even major oil companies in...
Finding Oilfield Work: Oil jobs Alberta Canada, Oilfield Jobs
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - If you’re experienced in oilfield work and are seeking employment on a land based oil rig check out the career center section of Rig Hands. Unlike some industries that can operate out of an office almost anywhere, oilfield workers have to go w...
Oilfield Jobs Alberta - oilfield driver jobs & roughneck jobs Alberta
Thursday, May 03, 2012 - As oil continues to fuel Alberta's rising economic growth the opportunities available in the oilfield industry abound. From entry level oil jobs such as roughnecks and leasehands to higher paying careers as consultants and engineers the time is right...
Used Oilfield Equipment
Thursday, May 03, 2012 - When you're on a land based oil rig and need specific equipment in a hurry use the GPS tool at Rig Hands to find the equipment you need. The days of phonebooks and business cards are long gone. When problems occur on an oil rig you need fast solution...
Finding Oilfield Work in Alberta
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - If you plan on making a career out of the oil industry the first thing you will want to do is identify where the jobs are. Certain areas of the world are known for being rich in natural resources including oil patches, oil fields and known oil reserv...
Finding Oilfield Equipment: Used Oilfield Equipment for Sale
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - When you work on a land based oil rig or oil patch you know how important it is to have working equipment so you can keep the black gold flowing. Even an hour of downtime on an oil rig can mean millions in lost revenue for the oil company you work fo...
Oilfield Safety Training
Monday, August 27, 2012 - Oilfields and drill sites can be dangerous places to work and if you are seeking a career in the oil industry you will most likely need training in several specific safety areas to qualify for employment. From hazardous materials and heavy equipment ...
Oilfield Safety Jobs
Monday, August 27, 2012 - If you have a passion for safety and are interested in a rewarding career in the oil industry you may want to consider oilfield safety jobs. Oil rigs and oilfields are always in need of qu...
How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 1
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - If you're trying to break into the patch, this guy has a lot of insights and tips. I would encourage you to watch each video.

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How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 4
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - This video describes what to expect in North Dakota working in the oilfiield.

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How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 5
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - This video describes what to expect if you can find a man camp to stay in.

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How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 6
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - This video describes what to do to get hired on at a drilling company in North Dakota.

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How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 7
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - This video describes what to expect for physicals / background checks if you get hired on.

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How to get an oilfield job in ND Part 8
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - This video describes what to take with you if you head up to Williston ND to get hired on a drilling crew (part 1 of 2)

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Monday, December 03, 2012 -

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Bubbles on Drilling Rig ?
Monday, December 03, 2012 -

This guy really looks like Bubbles ! &nbsp;Is it really him ?

It doesn't sound much like him, and I'm a BIG FAN ! &nbsp;This was shot in 2007, and maybe this is the way he talked back then. &nbsp;You be the judge .. What do you...

Bakken Oilfield Workers Casting Call
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 -

Have you migrated to the Bakken region for oilfield work ?&nbsp; A new docu-series project in development looking for interesting men and women.

If you have a personality made for tv, and an interesting story to tell, email  

Mike Rowe tries roughnecking
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 -

Actually, this is a great video for people that are curious about what happens on a drilling rig.&nbsp; Mike gets down and dirty, and he's makin'em bite !

No safety glasses :&nbsp; Mike says "I got some mud in my eye".&nbsp; Ma...

The Young Guns Of The Oilfield
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 -


"Defending The Honor" by Greig Grey
Thursday, September 12, 2013 -

Defending The Honor

By Greig Grey



Application in Directional Drilling
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 -
MWD Coach
Measurement while Drilling (MWD)
Monday, October 28, 2013 -
MWD Coach
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I Can't Drive Thirty-Five
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 -

I Can&rsquo;t Drive Thirty-Five

By Greig Grey


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