Oil and Gas

LEAN implements safety and efficiency in the Oil & Gas industry

Dedicated Transportation, Oil and Gas
March 8, 2017

A safe work environment is larger than the Safety Department. Creating a LEAN culture of continuous improvement as a method of driving results and sustainability has a strong connection to a safe and efficient environment. As organizations seek to dr...

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Top Trends Affecting Mobile Fueling

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas
October 20, 2016

Although mobile fueling as an option for fleets isn’t new, some new trends are raising awareness of the solution among owners and operators. Mobile fueling, also known as on-site fueling, is a service in which vehicles receive fuel at their comp...

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New Fleet Strategies for Food & Beverage, Construction, and Oil & Gas

Construction, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Oil and Gas, Warehousing & Distribution Management
August 24, 2016

One good idea for managing your fleet may be all you need to make your business more profitable. We’ve looked at several top industries—food & beverage, construction, and oil & gas —to identify opportunities and positive trends for flee...

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5 Tips to Create a Safer Transportation Experience for the Energy and Oil & Gas Industries

Fleet Management, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
July 14, 2016

Oil and gas worksites can be dangerous places for drivers and vehicles. From well or fracking sites to refineries to depots, drivers face harsh, hazardous, unfamiliar and congested areas bustling with people, vehicles and machinery. Whether hauling c...

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Load Securement Makes Roads Safer

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
March 24, 2016

The roads that serve as lifelines to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, as well as the well sites themselves, can be dangerous places for truck drivers. According to NIOSH statistics, 40% of all fatal injuries in upstream oil and ga...

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7 Ways Safety, Efficiency, LEAN Are Linked Across the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
November 6, 2015

A safe work environment is larger than the Safety Department. Creating a LEAN culture of continuous improvement as a method of driving results and sustainability has a strong connection to a safe and efficient environment. As organizations seek to dr...

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Create Safer Frac Site Logistics by Linking Technology and Personnel

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
October 28, 2015

The frac environment can be a dangerous – or safe – place. It depends on the attention fleet managers pay to logistics operations, vehicle technology, and driver habits. Most worksites in the upstream oil and gas business can be dangerous plac...

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Oil & Gas Logistics Safety: Root-Cause Analysis Analyzes, Defines, Fixes

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
October 14, 2015

It is often said that the only good thing that can come out of a workplace injury is that we learn how not to have a repeat occurrence. This learning is only possible when a thorough analysis is performed to determine the root causes of the incident....

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5 Questions for Oil and Gas Carriers Faced with Tough Cuts

Fleet Management, Leasing, Oil and Gas
September 11, 2015

With crude oil prices at recent historic lows – and no bounce back in sight – many oil and gas transportation and logistics companies spent the first quarter making or planning the first wave of cuts to their operating expenses. Continued vola...

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Research: A ‘Plan for Every Well’ Delivers Field Savings

Oil and Gas, Supply Chain
August 21, 2015

Imagine you’re four weeks into drilling a well and you need the next delivery of casing. At most well sites, that means calling the carrier to have casing delivered that same day. Problem is, same-day delivery can increase shipping costs up to 30 p...

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