July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized
Engulfed by soil while working on a water line.
Fell 20 feet from a roof to a concrete floor.
Pulled into a sand-mixing machine.
The causes of workplace fatalities in North Dakota are gruesome, but they arenât all related to the oilfield industr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized
WILLISTON â Criminal charges have been filed against a truck driver accused of illegally dumping oilfield waste in western North Dakota, and the trucking company he worked for could face more than $950,000 in civil penalties for repeat offenses, of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
TIOGA Kathy Neset may be the only oilfield geologist who uses a bendable drinking straw as a key tool for her job. Continue Reading
August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
NEW TOWN Safety is often a top priority for companies operating in the Bakken. Continue Reading
July 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
SIDNEY, Mont. Patty Kneeland feels so blessed to be an oilfield wife, she wears a reminder around her neck. Continue Reading
July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
ALEXANDER – Five people were injured Tuesday following an oilfield explosion near Alexander, according to a release from the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Department. Continue Reading
July 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON Californian Marvin Smith got a second wind at 70 and decided to move to North Dakota to chase one more oil boom. Smith knew his days as a derrickhand were long behind him, but he thought he was still healthy enough to work in the oilfield. Continue Reading
December 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Results of an investigation into the death of a Dickinson man at an oil field site near Killdeer in August are expected to be released late next week, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bismarck Area Director Eric Brooks said Thursday. Continue Reading
September 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
September 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
GRASSY BUTTE North Dakota native John O’Connor left the state at age 25 because the “doggone winters” were too tough. Continue Reading