Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chillin’, Plannin’ & Celebratin’

After the past 7 days being busier than we’re used to, averaging 341 vehicles passing through the gate, Saturday and Sunday were a welcome change of pass!  Saturday we saw just 112 vehicles and Sunday dropped to 89 vehicles.  Sunday night Michael actually slept in the bed with me…although we did have a few vehicles … Continue reading »

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Frac Ends, Coiled Tubing Arrives & The Gate Bites The Dust…Again

It’s been a few days and thought it was time to write a post…which usually means a longer post…sorry! It’s been on the busier side since last Saturday, averaging 387 vehicles per day.  Monday was the busiest day with 495 vehicles passing through the gate.  I was pretty darn pooped by the end of the … Continue reading »

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Good Bye H&P 466!

The crew that pressure washes the rig and all of its various parts worked through the night and into today as everything was disassembled and readied to move. It was really interesting to see everything come together with the moving of the rig this morning.  There were so many different vehicles going here and there, … Continue reading »

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Rig Move Continues, Lunch & A Repaired Gate

Another windy, gloomy day here in the oil patch.  Once again, I brought in the off-door slide to protect it from being ripped off…makes the living room pretty cozy actually!  It was chilly enough that the space heater turned off and on throughout the day. Yesterday ended up being our busiest day since we started … Continue reading »

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Wow! Crazy Busy!

I think we’re starting to get back into our routine again.  Michael is working nights from 6:30 or 7:00 pm until 6:30 or 7:00 am.  Nights are busy enough to keep him awake and busy enough for me to have to sleep with a pillow over my head…that’s gets kinda warm after a while! The … Continue reading »

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