Differences Between Onshore and Offshore Drilling

Drilling for oil involves breaking through layers of the earth’s surface to reach deposits of hydrocarbons. Drilling takes place onshore below the subsoil of the earth and offshore below the earth’s seabed. Onshore drilling Onshore drilling is done on land and not over water. The rigs are moved in by ground transportation and many times… read more

Most Common Deadly Types of Oil Rig Accidents

Offshore oil extraction is an extremely dangerous job. Workers are constantly exposed to hazardous conditions such as harsh weather, heavy machinery and flammable materials which often result in offshore accidents and lead to serious injuries for the workers involved. Understanding the dangers of offshore work, as well as the most common causes of oil rig… read more