I was talking to my good friend the other day who is a company man for Chevron and he told me I wouldn't even recognize the drill floor anymore. No chain. No tongs. No brake handle. Everything is all computers and robotics on the modern rigs these days.
I'm just old oil trash I suppose. I was the best at throwing chain left-handed and today's roughneck (or maybe better called powderpuff) probably hasn't ever seen connections made with a chain. I would love to go visit a modern day rig just to see how far technology has advanced.
It's GREAT to be me. --- "45% liberal/55% conservative"
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggy" until you can find a gun.
It would be interesting to hear what you and your dad have to say about what Williams said happened.
Thank You Barack Obama for Restoring Honor To The Presidency.
President Obama will rank as one of our greatest presidents!
I just heard that the GOP is trying to work out a way to flip the cost of the cleanup off of BP's hands and lay it in the laps of the taxpayers.
Does BP own this country at this point?
YouTube- Should we just call the USA...BPA?