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We Survived Another Frac!

Friday morning started out nice and quiet.  I only had 1 vehicle come in the first hour and forty-five minutes of my shift….if you don’t count the 2 vehicles that were looking for another site 3 more miles down the road. It was easy to see that the frac would be ending in a matter of … 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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A Boo Boo, NuWave, Sand & Cement

Our rig crew changes every 7 days and Wednesday was ‘crew change day’.  Michael had quite a few guys coming in from their days off throughout the night.  I believe that shifts run from 5:30 to 5:30 so guys were arriving up til that point and then others started leaving shortly thereafter to start their … Continue reading »

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Drilling Continues, Frac Equipment Arrives

The last couple of days have been fairly quiet with just under 100 vehicles passing in and out of our gate.  It’s a nice way to gear up for what we know will be some busy days once the frac starts and the rig starts moving out at the same time. Traffic for C pad … Continue reading »

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Moonrise, Rig Down & Banana Bread

We had a beautiful moonrise last night.  Michael and I missed seeing it but one of our gate guarding friends caught a beautiful picture of it.  She was nice enough to let me share it with you!  Thanks, Debbie! I enjoyed my time off yesterday but today it’s back to work!  We’re going gradually get … Continue reading »

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Slower Traffic Days Of Coiled Tubing

Life in the oil patch has been kind of quiet so not a whole lot to write about and it may continue this way so bare with us. During the frac we averages 221 vehicles per day, a fairly healthy pace.  Now that we’re in the coiled tubing phase things have slowed down considerably.  Monday … Continue reading »

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