The Lease Pumper’s Cheat Sheet to Oilfield Emergencies

I have to admit one of my favorite perks of working as a lease pumper is how my job is rarely the same from day to day. Equipment status, the level of production, the conditions of the maintenance schedule, and a variety of other factors will determine the specific tasks you are required to do; […]

Oilfield Pumpers: What Constitutes an Emergency?

Okay so, not too long ago, I was restarting a Fairbanks 503 after it had gone down overnight. Anyone who has performed this function on these very solid old engines also knows that if they are really relics, they are super hard to restart. Some people find them easier to kick start and I have […]

GreaseBook Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Last updated: May 4, 2021. GreaseBook, LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the […]

All wells are snitches: lessons learned as an Oilfield Pumper

Okay so, there are just some things in the oilfield that are known by all of us, but that we really don’t talk about. One of those things is the silent rule that after a workover rig has been up on one of your wells, you step carefully around your equipment and stock tanks. New […]

Confused about the EPA’s New Methane Regulations?

So were we!  So, we decided to do something about it and see how the folks here at GreaseBook might be able to help! First a little background… In May 2016, organizations like the National Stripper Well Association (NSWA) among others fought for an exemption of small producers from the effects of the new methane […]