Where to find Trinidad’s U.S. rigs

Thanks to a boom in shale oil extraction, the United States is now seen as the world’s biggest oil producer, pumping out 8.5 million barrels of crude per day in July. Trinidad drills in four different countries, but around half of our fleet is working in the thriving U.S. market.

“We’re operating in most of the major shale basins in the U.S.,” explained Tom Horton, Vice President of Business Development and Contracts with Trinidad Drilling’s U.S. division.

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Why an Oklahoma storm tracker is driving a Trinidad truck

On April 15, 2012, storm chaser Marty Logan tracked a tornado that was heading towards his hometown of Woodward, Oklahoma. The twister reached almost a quarter-mile wide and struck in the middle of the night, wiping out the city’s power and consequently its tornado sirens.

Six lives were lost and dozens were injured when the tornado, rated an EF-3 (EF-5 being the most severe), touched down. Logan works for Oklahoma City based KWTV News 9 and many credit him with saving lives that night.

Marty Logan, storm tracker
Marty Logan, storm tracker

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