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Five Oil and Gas Apps Worth Downloading

Mobile apps are becoming a standard for nearly every industry, and oil and gas is no exception. With the growth of our industry comes the growth of related technology. We checked out a few free apps that apply to the gas and oil fields. Have you tried any of these? Rigzone – Oil and Gas … Continued

Swabbing Safely

Swabbing is by far the Most Efficient method to bring “Loaded Up” well production Roaring back to full production. Swabbing doesn’t cost, … It Pays Back Big Time. Some people believe that swabbing might be dangerous. It can be. However Good Operational safety practices can reduce the risks. Swabbing with your new Swab Master Machine, following proper Hookups And … Continued

What is swabbing in the oil and gas industry?

Gas and oil wells produce fluid over the life of a well. When a well is first Drilled. Usually, it is “fracked” to help open productions zones. Fracking can include water. After “frac” the fluids are recovered by swabbing to “kick” the well off. As fluids are lifted up and off, The bottom hole pressure pushes the gas … Continued

Winch Truck Operator Qualifications

Once you’ve acquired a great winch truck with Tiger General, you need to make sure you have an equally good winch truck operator. You can’t trust quality equipment to unqualified employees. So what should you be looking for when you’re hiring an operator?

What is an Active Rig Count?

An active rig count, specifically the Baker Hughes Rig Count, is an official listing of operational oil and gas rigs in a certain area. The list includes both location and functional status of rigs, and can be recorded nationally and/or internationally. It is an important way to gain insight into the quantity of active drilling … Continued

How to Maintain Oil Field Equipment

With the demanding work required of your heavy machinery, it’s imperative to provide a consistent maintenance plan. When well taken care of, your oil field equipment is less likely to break down and can provide you a bigger payload. Sticking with a maintenance routine helps extend the life of your equipment and reduces down time. … Continued

Chemical Treatment of Oil and Gas

Crude oil is composed of various elements beyond oil, gas and hydrocarbons. It’s necessary to separate the elements in crude oil, and treating the oil is a key part of that process. Treatment starts before the oil is even out of the ground, and continues up to point of sale. For instance, chemical compounds are … Continued

Big Mergers in Oil and Gas

The world of oil and gas is ever changing. We’re constantly making advancements in technology and equipment to improve the efficiency and safety of the work that we do. There are, of course, relocation of wells and pipelines, but perhaps mergers and other changes of ownership for industry champions are more prominent. Let’s talk about … Continued

A History of American Energy Sources

At Tiger General, we make oilfield trucks, but we are making so much more. We’re making the tools you need to earn your living and the equipment that helps keep America running outside of foreign sources of energy. That’s why the history of American energy sources is so interesting to us.

3 Innovations Impacting Oil and Gas Safety

Oil and Gas safety is taken very seriously on every job site. That’s why it has some of the most thorough and rigorous safety programs. It’s also one of the most profitable ones. One of the great results of that prosperity is the constant funding of innovation that improves safety as well as efficiency.