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  • Bridging the gap between the East and West

    September 27, 2016
    Retired ex-oil couple Dave Aasen and Val Owens now call Nova Scotia home. Here’s their take on Canada’s pipeline debates. Between the two of them, they have more than 50 years of oil and gas [...]

Rig Art

  • Rig Art – The Spice Trade

    September 27, 2016
    In a broad sense, this work by Jason Stout is about a contradiction of time, history, spirituality, identity, and culture. In this scene, a redneck character, (representing an outlaw southern US culture) is attempting to [...]

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  • Technology: Dressed to Drill

    September 27, 2016
      The technological advantages in the drilling industry have increased from the days of a driller watching a weight indicator and squeaking the break handle to get the right weight on bit. The driller’s watchful [...]

Board Bio

  • Board Bio – Colin Scott of Patterson-UTI Drilling

    September 22, 2016
    How long have you been in the industry and how did you get your first start? I have been very fortunate in my career, managing to stay in work during our industry’s cyclic nature since 1997. I joined Patterson-UTI two [...]

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