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The Dangers Of Drill Pipe Failure To Oilfield Workers

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Well drilling is one of the most dangerous parts of the oil and gas extraction process, requiring special training, proper equipment, and compliance with a host of safety procedures. Unfortunately, even oilfield workers who use the greatest possible care on the job, could end up sustaining serious injuries if there is a drill pipe… Read More »

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The Use Of Inferior Drilling Mud Can Result In Well Failure

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

In early 2018, a massive surge of gas started an oilfield fire on a drilling rig in Quinton, Oklahoma, which tragically took the lives of five men working at the site. Later investigations revealed that the deadly blowout was preventable, as the owner and operator of the well in question had used a lighter… Read More »

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Recovering Compensation for Oklahoma Oilfield Injuries

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

The oil and gas extraction industry is dangerous, especially for employees, who are required to work in strenuous conditions with heavy industrial equipment. Fortunately, employees who are injured on the job while working on an oil rig, oil platform, or oilfield can seek compensation for their losses from their employers, so if you were… Read More »

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Toxic Exposure During Flowback Operations

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Most people know that the gas and oil extraction industry is a dangerous one, in large part due to the high risk of fires and explosions. While these types of accidents are a very real risk for employees and do cause hundreds of injuries every year, some of the most devastating injuries actually stem… Read More »

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Oilfield Explosions

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Oil and gas extraction play a crucial role in our country’s economy. There are, however, also a number of risks that come with working in this industry, as the job is both physically demanding and centers around highly flammable substances that can only be accessed through the use of heavy machinery. Fortunately, injured oilfield… Read More »

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How Weather Conditions Can Affect Oilfield Workers

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

While the oil industry in Oklahoma can be lucrative, it is also one of the most dangerous professions in which a person can engage, especially in Oklahoma’s varied climate. Fortunately, it is possible for injured oilfield workers to recover compensation after an on-the-job accident, even if weather contributed to or caused the injury, so… Read More »

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The Most Common Types of Oilfield Accidents

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

While anyone can be hurt while on the job, certain occupations are notorious for being particularly dangerous for employees. Oilfield workers, for example, are more at risk of sustaining injuries as a result of gas explosions, fires, and exposure to toxic chemicals. Fortunately, it is possible for injured oilfield workers to obtain compensation for… Read More »

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Were You Injured in an Oilfield Accident?

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Despite its relatively small size, Oklahoma contains a staggering 5% of the country’s crude oil reserves, and is the fourth largest producer of crude oil in the United States. With such a huge sector of the state’s economy devoted to crude oil production, it is no surprise that a large percentage of Oklahoma’s workforce… Read More »

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