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The Future of the Oil & Gas Industry

While price fluctuations and demand variations have been a defining component of the oil and gas industry, the changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic have been unprecedented. Many firms are still reeling from the effects of the first wave that resulted in heightened cyclicality and mass layoffs that jeopardize the industry’s reputation as a reliable employer.

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How to Be a Great Leader for Drilling Crews

The drilling industry is often characterized by harsh working conditions, high risks, and high rewards. Unfortunately, many drilling leaders make the mistake of thinking that high compensation is all drilling crews need to continue working in toxic environments. Ultimately, this results in employees leaving the company and a high turnover rate.

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How Can Drillers Keep Vigilant on the Jobsite Amid the Second Wave?

Given the “essential” nature of the job, most drillers—especially those in water well and energy drilling—have worked right through the pandemic. Of course, steps have been taken to enhance worker safety and mitigate risks at each stage, but are people still following these protocols?

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