Meanwhile, back in Kansas…
After barking orders to Luke and Roy to fix whatever was wrong with the non-working pump jack, Bobby Edwards proceeded to drive me around southeastern Kansas to the other leases. 1,427 more words
My recent good luck streak of finishing school, making $518/day, acquiring my 1st property at age 22 (while having 3 years of oilfield and construction experience, and 3.5 years of university), and about to order my 1st Porsche, finally came to an end with a sudden reversal in fortunes- loss of work as I went on a 3-week paid vacation. 99 more words
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❝ The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch of Louisiana has disappeared.