GreaseBook powers the most profitable, operationally efficient producers in the oil patch today.

Introducing Greasebook, the simplest, most cost-effective, fastest-growing oil & gas production software the industry has ever seen....

→ Achieve results in less than 1 week.
→ "No-sweat" company set-up, turn-keyed by a Petroleum Engineer.
→ "Done for you" Pumper roll-out and training.
→ Unprecedented 60-day, 200% money-back guarantee.

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Lead The Way

In my years in the oilfield, I have noted that there tends to be a sort of kill-or-be-killed culture among the people who work in it together.

When I came home from Iraq, I fairly quickly entered the oilfield and found, in many cases, a sort of culture that did not favor team playing, punished those who asked questions and had leaders who, not always but in many cases, participated in the gossip and running down of certain employees.

I had come straight out of a war zone where we depended on each other for our very lives. That is not an overstatement.

Lead the way…

The working environment I came from before I entered the oilfield was one where those with certain talents were valued and so were their opinions.

I quickly discovered that often in the oilfield, if you raise an opinion to try and improve a process, you are told , “If you don’t like it, there are 20 guys standing ready to take your job.”

While in the Army in the battlefield, we were indeed human and had moments where we didn’t care too much for one another. That can happen in any team.

But we never participated in what would be considered disloyalty to our fellow team members. For instance, I am a female and I never, even though I was single, allowed myself to become anything other than a team member to my fellow team members. It would have fractured the integrity of the team.

You see, we understood in a very real way that the guy you talk about behind his back one day, might be the man you need to drag you out of the chow hall. which just exploded because a suicide bomber came into it and detonated his vest while you happened to be eating lunch. Capisce?

That idea gets a lot of lip service in the oilfield, but not many people really live it.

Don’t get me wrong. I love working in the oilfield. But we could improve how we lead people and that would improve the bottom line for many companies. I will not mince words about that.

We have leaders who don’t get out into the field enough, who will not stand up for their pumpers in the field when an executive issues an order that is untenable, who become friends with and favor some pumpers while treating others with disregard. it may seem like a harmless dynamic – but it’s costing you money, company executives. So you should be sitting up and reading.

In one instance, I had my oilfield boss spend an entire day searching for something I did wrong on my route because he was angry that I had called attention to the fact that his favored pumper had not shown up to pump one single well all weekend and pencil – whipped his report.

When he finally found a broken gauge on one of my wells (I had 42 wells) he called me in and chewed me out about it. I told him it was obvious what was happening and while he didn’t have to like me, he did have to treat me with human dignity and basic human respect and broken gauges did happen to all pumpers from time to time. Then I told him I would fix the broken gauge and I turned, made a note of our conversation in my book and left.

I can’t help but wonder what he could have achieved with that time had he instead worked with one of the other pumpers who had two or three wells down that day? Hmmmm?

About three weeks later that other pumper was fired because he popped the piss-test. (tested positive for marijuana). This is just one example of hundreds I could give you of leaders who may want to do a good job, but who have been given no leadership training on how to actually guide the single most valuable asset companies have in the field – their pumpers. You know the people – the ones who make sure you have production.

This, my friends, is what happens when you get too close to your employees. Being a soldier, I never expect my leaders to like me or be friendly with me. But I did and do expect them to be leaders and to equally guide me and correct me and provide me with the support I need to do the job well. I could give a shit less if they like me. They are merely the people I follow so that I can do a good job. Nothing more, nothing less.

To be fair, I had two really stellar leaders in the oilfield; Chad Knowlton of Chaparral Energy and a fellow pumper by the name of Jesse Canaan who is now working for Tapstone I think. To this day I often think of the things they taught me in the oilfield and I am thankful.

So let me explain how I define a stellar leader. You may or may not agree with this idea of leadership. But I promise you, if you begin to teach it to your field leaders, you will not only have a more peaceful group of employees, you will have a more disciplined and more efficient one as well.

But most of all, you will save money. And I can prove it, because there has been at least one remarkable study done specifically studying the culture of top down leadership in the oilfield that has shown consistently that better communication and leaders who understand their roles decreased accidents – sometimes by 30 percent.

A leader is not a manager.

We manage checkbooks, we lead people. This was something that one of my most prominent and solid Sgt. Majors said to me years ago and I have never forgotten it.

“Sgt. Van Horn, stop apologizing for being a leader,” he said. “Your people need you to be exact about what you want and then they need for you to own the outcome of your guidance, because you are the person responsible for it.”

There appears to be a lot of managers who think that a promotion means being in the spotlight, getting the glory, feeling the power.

My job as a leader in the battlefield was to make the best decisions I could to protect my men in the field. Period. Not just sometimes, not just when they were making me happy, not just when they agreed with me but always.

When they accomplished something great, it was their accomplishment. Even if I set the situation up for them to achieve, when they did, it was their glory. I stepped way, way out of the spotlight and highlighted their accomplishments. That’s what a leader does.

I was not always good at that. I will never forget an encounter I had when I was a young sergeant. I was assigned to take the visiting General around to the unit training events for his visit. Apparently, I made a lot of “I” statements while accompanying him around and failed to really focus on my people and their accomplishments. He told me, “As a leader, your new focus is not your success, but their success. And as a leader, their success should be a signal to you in a private way, that you were successful.”

It has been said to me by a friend of mine, Air Force General J.B. Davis, that a leader is someone who can lead but also who can be led.

And he went on to clarify that doesn’t mean that we can be led only by the people who outrank us. It means we can also be led by the expertise, professionalism, experience and success of those people who are our subordinates and that we should do so with grace and humility.

Ask yourself, how many times a week you learn something valuable from one of your subordinates? Then ask yourself, how often do they get the credit for what they provide? These are important questions that leaders need to ask themselves and then answer for themselves in an honest way. If  you don’t, you’re only bullshitting yourself into thinking you are a great leader and missing an opportunity to actually grow into one.

As my father always told me, “The worst lies are the ones we tell ourselves”.

If you are a real leader, you are confident in why you are, where you are and why you are in that position of leadership. True leaders sign up for that job to serve. If service to your team members and the organization is not your focus, you are wrong and you will ultimately fail.

Leadership is a great burden and sacrifice – as it should be.

Our job number one as a leader is to guide and protect our workers so they can achieve the mission. Every single communication – not 99 percent or 99.9 percent but 100 percent of the communication we have as leaders – should be aimed at how to make a more tenable, workable, team focused environment so that our people can succeed and grow in their profession.

When discipline is needed, we discipline in private and we praise in public.

A true leader never, never has or entertains conversations with subordinates about others under their command. And mid-level leaders who are really ethical and interested in a good team environment should never involve themselves in communications with subordinates about the overall leader of the organization. In the military we call that disloyalty at least and in its worst form, we call it mutiny.

I realize I can be pretty plain spoken at times. But I hope that what I said means something to anyone who is seeking a promotion into a leadership role. I think one of the greatest deficits we have today in our country is a lack of good, solid, ethical, moral and service focused leaders and I think it is high time we begin to grow a few right here in the oilfield.

~ Rachael Van Horn aka “Wench with a Wrench”

How CAN we guarantee you a 6% lift in profit margin in 6 weeks*?

*PLEASE NOTE: 6% is the AVERAGE result of producers who implement the app into their operations..... which means a full HALF of our clients do better 🤑

Start

Send us your Well and Pumper info 📑

Your team sits back while our Petroleum Engineers turn key your build out, setting up all production facilities to precisely mirror what you’ve got going on in the field.

Day 1

Roll out Pumpers 👨🏻‍🦰👴🏻👨🏻👨🏾‍🦱👴🏽🧔🏼‍♂️📲

We train, instruct and hand hold your pumpers every step of the way. Typical time for a pumper to learn the app? 8 minutes.

Week 1

Immediate Results 🎯

  • Your production data in On Time: Because your pumper can enter production on ANY device (Android, Apple, tablet, PC, Mac, Desktop or Laptop) AND the app works offline, you’ve eliminated ANY excuse for you NOT to have your data. PS for better or worse, NOBODY leaves their home without their phone 😉
  • Your production data is Quality Controlled: Because the app checks your pumpers’ work, all your production data should now be QC’d.

Week 6

6% Lift in your Net Profit Margins Achieved or You Don’t Pay 💯💰📈

  • Your production data is in a Centralized Place: Because you have a simple system and everyone in the field knows how to work it, no one on the team ever has to wonder what’s really going on in the field.
  • The pulse and overall health of your company’s production is now known at all times
  • The status of any asset or pumper can be reviewed from any device
    • Because of this, you have now progressed to the point where you may want to set up Alerts around your production. To get you started (and get your creative juices flowing), we’ll implement two alerts on your behalf:
      • Comments
        • Get notified anytime a pumper leaves a comment without having to dig for it.
      • 7/14/30 Day Running Average
        • Get treatment to a well as soon as it shows signs of falling off.
    • However, the number and type of Alerts you can set up around your production are endless. A few common examples we see as having the biggest impact to your operations are:
  • Reduced Downtime
        • A well never sits idle for longer than it has to due to a pumper not calling it in.
  • Account for Every Drop of Oil
        • Each transfer of crude is meticulously tracked and every drop accounted for. No more skimming vacuum truck operators or purchasers pulling that extra inch of ‘velvet’ from your oil hauls.
  • Cap Ceiling Pressures on Injection and SWD wells
      • Injection wells are rated for certain pressures and blow outs are expensive. Get notified anytime an injector creeps above its maximum allowable pressure.
    • How many days since a Pumper last checked in? 👀
      • Do we trust our pumpers? Yes! Do we also want to verify they’re doing what they’re supposed to do? Oh yes!! Anytime a pumper goes AWOL for more than X days (doesn’t show up on site, doesn’t submit data) you know about it.

The bad news is you still have to work. The good news is you now have the power to put full oversight of both your pumpers and your production on automatic enabling you to focus on the activities in your company that will move the needle such as acquiring more wells, drilling and re-completions, or simply taking more time off 🏝️

ALLOW US TO STIMULATE YOUR GREED GLAND 🤑

MOST OPERATORS START ACHIEVING RESULTS IN LESS THAN 1 WEEK

Accurate & Timely Production Data

Weekly, monthly, or missed reports simply don’t cut it. Why? Because longer reporting intervals increase the risk of inaccuracies and discrepancies in your production data, which not only erodes trust in the reported figures but also makes it challenging to analyze trends or forecast future production 📉 With Greasebook, eliminate any excuse NOT to have your production data.

Reduced Downtime through Alerts

Gain timely detection of equipment malfunctions or other operational issues and prevent costly breakdowns. With Greasebook, alert your in-house team to issues in the field wherever they're at.

Centralized Repository

Get full production history, well files, commentary and the like in the hands of the people who need it (when they need it) and enable everyone in the field or office to do their best work.

Reduced Overhead

The height of cultivation runs to simplicity. Greasebook is kinda like a "Robotic Production Tech" 🤖, streamlining your operations and automating back-office tasks all while eliminating any excess operational drag ❌ ⚙️

Increased Production

Catch a hole in the tubing or an engine issue immediately when a well begins to slip (not several weeks later when your purchaser statements come in 💸)Greasebook is the next best thing to 'sitting shotgun' with each pumper on every route. And because you'll have complete visibility of your assets and your field crew, you'll not only avoid significant expenses associated with repairs and oversights but you'll also produce more oil because of it.

Full Accountability

Get everyone in the field on the same page and gain full transparency of your assets and pumpers in the field. Eliminate any chance of boiler housed reports and ‘Kitchen Table Pumping’ for good 🍳

→ “No-sweat” complete Company setup, turn-keyed by a Pet. Eng.
→ “Done for you” Pumper roll-out and training

Focus

From one-off wells to lengthy routes, no matter what form your pumping takes, GreaseBook keeps your pumpers focused on moving those production updates from field to office.

Gather

Easily gather everything that matters. Track tank levels, capture notes, administer well tests, submit photos of scanned run tickets. All from the field. All on your mobile device. All over the cellular network.

Connect

Connect with the people who help you get it all done. Communicate, collaborate, and share in real-time with your guys and gals in the field without ever leaving the GreaseBook.

Access

Access fast, accurate gauge sheets. No need to re-key production or manipulate Excel. Just one click and your production is organized into a beautiful screen-friendly layout.

SIT BACK WHILE OUR PETROLEUM ENGINEERS IMPLEMENT EVERYTHING FOR YOU 🌴

TURNKEY SET-UP🔑 AND
"DONE FOR YOU" PUMPER TRAINING EXPLAINED 👩🏻‍🏫 👴🏻🧔🏻‍♂️👨🏾📲

Your Greasebook Set-Up explained in 3 simple steps. Send us your existing production info or login to your existing Legacy Production System and we’ll assign a Petroleum Engineer to turnkey your entire setup for you.

We’ll build your wells, your tank straps, your users and anything else you require.

Once everything has been approved by your team, we’ll roll out and train your pumpers while you focus on more important stuff.

Send us your Well and Pumper info 📑

Your team can sit back while our team of Petroleum Engineers turnkey your build out, setting up all production facilities to precisely mirror what you’ve got going on in the field.

We roll out and train your Pumpers 📲

We train, instruct and hand hold your pumpers every step of the way. What's the typical time for a pumper to learn the app? About 8 minutes.

Immediate Results 🎯

Because the app works offline and NOBODY leaves their home without their phone, you’ve eliminated any excuse for you NOT to have your data. What about those pumpers who doesn't have a smartphone?

With Greasebook, in addition to smartphones your pumpers can also enter their data on whichever PC, Mac, Desktop, Laptop or Tablet they're most comfortable with 💻✅

→ Achieve results in less than 1 week
→ Doesn’t work? Don’t like it? WE PAY YOU.
→ 60-day,  200% money-back guarantee

Share Responsibility

Production data syncs across all pumpers who share the responsibility of a particular lease. That means no more calling, no more meeting up to trade-off books, and no more miscommunication.

Mobile Sync

Automatic sync means your production status is available the minute your pumper returns to coverage.

Offline Access

Pumpers retain access to historical production by making their work available even when a connection isn’t.

200% Money-Back Guarantee

If after running the app for 60 days in your operation you're not satisfied, we'll either work with you until it's right or we'll DOUBLE your money back.

Voted New Technology Development of the Year.

57000449
bbls pumped to date
50106001
MCF flowed to date

Simple 8-minute Ramp Up

Average time to learn? 8 minutes (and yes, this goes for those pumpers who are 75 years old still tending wells…)

Custom Reports

Select one of our premade reports or build your own.

Alarm Alerts

Whether it’s a full tank or well is offline, we’ll text or email anyone you want if there’s an issue.

Production Graphs

See the big picture with beautiful production displays which render perfectly on any device.

Field Data Collection

Enter run tickets, BS&W draws, water hauls, track dual product tanks, conduct well tests all via the Greasebook. Now, your real-time monitoring shows right alongside those manual pumper gauges.

Comments

Real-time production is worthless if you don’t have the contextual information to complement it. Tag or search pumper comments by lease, well, or injector/SWD – letting the whole team know precisely what’s going on in the field.

Well Testing and Allocation Engine

Robust well testing and allocation engines to satisfy even the most complex gathering system.

Downtime Tracker

Which wells are down? How long they been down for? Why are they down? Now, you’ll know at a moment’s glance.

State & Government Auto-Report Filer

Yes, you read that right. We’ll produce your State and Government production reports enabling your back office to catch their breath.

Scheduled Reports

Want a report with your coffee every morning at 5AM? Got a WI partner who won’t quit calling to ‘get the numbers’? Set’em up on an automated report and watch the daily minutiae disappear.

Well History Files

A single place for your downhole and surface equipment PDFs, Word Docs, and the like – accessible in both the field and office.

Pumper GPS Tracker

Wanna know how many times your pumper is showing up each month? When was the last time someone set foot on a particular lease? No more “he said, she said” – with GPS tracker, now you’ll know the full story.

Custom Variables

Track any variable at any lease no matter how obscure.

Custom Logic

Components of a production system don’t operate in a vacuum. We make complex math simple so you can focus on analysis NOT spreadsheet jockeying.

Partner/Investor Permissions

Maintain transparency by giving special partners and investors access to their production (and ONLY their production!)

Read-Only Permissions

Giving certain users the ability to ‘look but don’t touch’.

Privacy and security. Keep what’s private pri****.

Bring the most advanced security to your operations. The GreaseBook comes with built-in protections against malware and viruses, and given our open API it gives you the freedom to choose what you share and how you share it. So no matter what you’re doing (or where you’re doing it), GreaseBook helps your private information stay that way.

 

→ “No-sweat” complete Company setup, turn-keyed by a Pet. Eng.

→ “Done for you” Pumper roll-out and training

(just a few of) the products we integrate with

GREASEBOOK INTEGRATIONS

“If you’re unsatisfied for any reason during your 60 day trial, we'll either work with you until it's right or we'll DOUBLE your money back. How can we do this? We're just that good. But don't take it from me. Check out what our clients are saying below......"
Greg Archbald
Perpetual Student of the Oilfield
Founder of GreaseBook

→ Achieve results in less than 1 week
→ Doesn’t work? Don’t like it? WE PAY YOU.
→ 60-day,  200% money-back guarantee

FEAST YOUR EYES, NON-BELIEVERS !! 👀👇

WHAT FOLKS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE GREASEBOOK

Ask us anything

F.A.Q.

Not really. Simply share with us your Excel reports, paper gauge sheets, or the login to your existing legacy production software and we’ll take care of the rest. Our petroleum engineers turn-key your entire setup, we’ll reach out once we’re done. Bada bing.

You’re right. And, because no one leaves their house without their phone (and because our app works offline), we eliminate any excuse for your pumpers NOT to send you their data. See, we told you this would be easy.

In addition to both Android and Apple smartphones, the Greasebook also works on any tablet, laptop, or desktop.

While Greasebook has been implemented in many of the country’s largest publicly traded production companies operating thousands of wells, Greasebook is focused on serving the small and mid-sized independent US-based oil & gas operators.

Anywhere, anytime, on any device (phone, tablet, desktop or laptop).

The beauty of the app is once your pumpers start submitting their production via the Greasebook – anyone on your team can access production reports, graphs and well files from any device at any time.

It’s sorta like a centralized place from which everyone on your team can work, without all the calls, text messages and emails that would go on otherwise.

Absolutely. As your pumpers continue to add tickets, comments, pressures, well tests and any other relevant information, your investors will have guest access to as much (or as little) information as you’d like.

Of course, they’ll only see production info for the wells in which they participate.

Oil & gas companies who run Legacy oil and gas software systems expose themselves to major risks (and minor annoyances…)

The complexity of traditional oil & gas production systems is twofold:

  1. Software Problem: Legacy software systems are expensive, outdated, clunky and have extremely complex interfaces. In fact, because of all the support and manual interventions required, continuing to use outdated software can often be more costly than simply upgrading.
  2. People Problem: Legacy software systems take an enormous amount of time to familiarize oneself with. And, anytime an employee quits, retires, or is let go the amount of training required for new employees can be significantly higher than for newer, more user-friendly software.

 

This is a lose/lose. What’s more, given all the set-up fees, training fees, support fees and the like the projected ‘savings’ never materialize and now your forced to contend with fluctuating hydrocarbon prices AND a bloated monthly OPEX.

Talk about getting stuck in the muck!

With Greasebook, office users are 99% proficient with the platform in about 20 minutes.

Within 2 seconds – FROM YOUR SMARTPHONE – you’ll have your answer to any question regarding production, allocations, performance, well history files, commentary, run ticket reconciliation, Custom Reports, State reports, and more – all sliced and diced and customized at the Company, Operator, Battery, Well, State, County, Section, Township, Range, Acquisition, or even Supervisor level…

We’ve been at this for awhile. Greasebook was established in 2012 and now supports more than 400+ oil and gas operators (small ma & pops and publicly traded companies alike) across 20 States.

Today, Greasebook is now the fastest growing production software in the patch.👏

The Greasebook corporate outpost is proudly located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 🤠📍

The Greasebook helpdesk is staffed by Petroleum Engineers, Geologists, and Completions Experts Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM CST. 

We have a real-time chat through which most questions are answered in 2 minutes or less.

Naturally, some questions are more complex and you’ll want to speak to someone over the phone. In this case, we aim to complete all callbacks within two hours of scheduling.👌

Of course, your Dashboard and Reports are available to you 24/7.

We don’t blame them.

Pumpers have been burned by Legacy Production Systems in the past. 😵

However, given how much upside you stand to gain in the form of time savings and profit, DON’T let the tail wag the dog, folks!! 💸

Real talk: the average pumper takes about 8 minutes to learn Greasebook (and that goes for guys in their 80s still tending wells…)

Give us two days and we’ll make believers out of your entire pumping crew….

Still not convinced? Check out Greasebook’s “Pumper Wall of Love” by clicking here and let the pumpers tell you themselves 😘

Let us help you help yourself. Simply send us your existing production info, and we’ll assign one of our Petroleum Engineers to turn-key your entire setup for you.

We’ll build your wells, your tank straps, your users and anything else you require.

Finally, once everything has been reviewed by your team, we’ll roll out your pumpers and either train them for you or with you – whichever you prefer.

That’s not a question, but actually no.

The average pumper demands anywhere from $125 to $400 per month.

And depending on what you require, Greasebook is priced anywhere from $5-15 well/mo.

So, given how much more you’ll get out of your pumpers, how much we’ll streamline your operations, and how quickly we’ll get this all done for you, we’re actually kind of a bargain.

Our guarantee is two-pronged…

First, run the app for full 6 weeks in your operations. If you’re not completely satisfied YOU DON’T PAY.

Second, if for any reason you’d like your money back in first 30 days after paying simply let us know and it’s yours. 🤝

However, if you’re anything like our other 400+ operators you’ll be wondering why you didn’t do this 6 months ago…

We’re ready when you are. Take the quiz and schedule a call here – depending how many operators we have in front of you, there’s a chance we can get you up and running by the end of next week.

→ “No-sweat” complete Company setup, turn-keyed by a Pet. Eng.
→ “Done for you” Pumper roll-out and training

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