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One Crew Moves Out….And Another Moves In

Saturday 2/25 The rig move continued but was very manageable.  A lot of trucks in and out but it’s the same trucks so once you get all of their information the first time you can use that information each time they return and not really have to stop them…just have them slow down so that … Continue reading »

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I Am Woman….Here Me Roar!

We’ve had a few things come up recently that needed some maintenance.  The first on that list was the handle on the screen door.  It cracked after repeated use and was in danger of just breaking right off…especially if we had to fight any sort of wind when trying to open the door. Michael purchased … Continue reading »

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Happy New Year!

Friday 12/30 The rig crew were back to drilling sometime in the late afternoon.  Which means if all goes as planned we should be moving to a new location right on highway 85, east of Dilley, in about 10 days to 2 weeks.  We’re hearing that they’ll be drilling 5 wells there so we should … Continue reading »

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Sit Down & They Will Come

You’ve heard the quote, “Build it and they will come”, from the movie Field of Dreams?  My motto here in the oil field is, “Sit down and they will come.”  It never fails.  I can be up doing chores around the house and no vehicles come…but the minute (and I’m not kidding!) I sit down…ding … Continue reading »

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Bad JuJu? Cable, Water Pump, Window….

Our average traffic sure did change during the days of the rig move.  Before the rig move we averaged 72 vehicles passing through the gate per day.  This past week while the rig was relocating to a new pad here on the same lease our average traffic more than double to 152 vehicles!  Still not … Continue reading »

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