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Blowouts, Fires & Explosions

Here’s our collection of blowouts, fires and explosion’s from around our industry. These are to showcase the danger our people are faced with daily.. our jobs aren’t always a walk in the park and we put our lives at risk daily to ensure the world keeps turning.

Massive explosion, fire at Philadelphia refinery caught on video

Residents in the Philadelphia area were awakened by multiple explosions and a massive fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex that continues to burn. The Philadelphia Fire Department said they received reports of a vat burning around 4:05 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex on the 3100 block of Passyunk…

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Offshore JackUp Rig Incident

An off shore Jackup Rig tips over. What do you think happen here anyways? Would love to hear what you think in the comments below. Ever work on these? or would you like to? Be sure to email your videos to be featured on our channels and a chance to win a swag package at…

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Everyone has a story to tell.. what’s your story?

Im Mike Vickers – The founder of Oilfield Now, Oilfield Job Shop and many other oil and gas social accounts and websites. Over the years I’ve seen a lot, learned a lot and heard a lot of stories from people around the world with my online reach. One major issue I have come to notice…

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Top 5 – Old Video Edition

Weekly Top 5! Planning to do a weekly wrap up video each Friday moving forward of the top videos people sent in to me. This week we got top 5 viral videos I’ve got sent in over time – some pretty wild videos in there. Leave a comment below and let me know what you…

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New Automated Drilling Rigs – AMAZING engineering!

New automated drilling rigs that are out there today. Pretty impressive technology and engineering in these girls. They do however take a lot of the work we have all learned to love out of the rig; that’s for sure. Would you go to work on one of these, or have you?

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Green Energy EH? Bet ya won’t see this video on the news..

The media likes to showcase all the bad things that happen in our industry.. but videos like this? We never see them. Watch this wind turbine ROLL COAL! Lets see what all the green folks have to say about this one. Ill be showing you plenty more videos.. Enviromentalists like to down talk our world..…

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Meathead Monday – Episode 1

Welcome to Meathead Monday – your dose of the meatheads (our friends and co-workers) that get summited from around the world. If you want you’re friendly meathead to be summited (with their permission of course) be sure to email me a video over to mike@oilfieldnow.com to be featured next week!

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