Blog Posts in March, 2016

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  • Workplace Injury From Hazardous Vapor And Gas Exposure In The Bakken
    Workplace Injury From Hazardous Vapor And Gas Exposure In The Bakken

    In the Bakken, workplace injury due to vapor and gas exposure is among the risks that workers face at oil and gas extraction sites. According to recent NIOSH and OSHA research, opening production, ...

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  • Getting Compensation For An Oil Field Injury In The Bakken
    Getting Compensation For An Oil Field Injury In The Bakken

    The oil and natural gas industry experienced a lot of changes over the past couple of years. There are a lot of areas where oil production is higher than ever before. One of the biggest areas for the ...

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  • As Workers Age Workers Compensation Costs Go Higher
    As Workers Age Workers Compensation Costs Go Higher

    Although older workers have a lower job injury rate, their injuries are often more severe. As people age, they experience some decline in balance, hearing, vision and respiration and what causes a ...

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  • Proposed Bakken Pipeline Prompts Resurgence Of Concerns About Safety Of Transporting Highly Explosive Crude Oil
    Proposed Bakken Pipeline Prompts Resurgence Of Concerns About Safety Of Transporting Highly Explosive Crude Oil

    Despite immediate concerns raised when it was first announced in 2014, Dakota Access has moved forward with its plans for an 1,100 mile pipeline that would transport 570,000 barrels of crude oil a ...

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  • Workers Compensation Primer For Montana Bakken Oil Field Employees
    Workers Compensation Primer For Montana Bakken Oil Field Employees

    Workers compensation insurance, also called workers comp or simply work comp , refers to lost wage and medical protection for workers that Montana requires most employers, including Bakken oil field ...

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  • Bakken Shale Drillers Taking Advantage Of Cheaper Rig Rates And Service Crews
    Bakken Shale Drillers Taking Advantage Of Cheaper Rig Rates And Service Crews

    With Bakken Shale drillers experiencing recent drops in oil prices and feeling the crunch, what's happening to oil field workers? While companies push workers to 'more quickly complete' drilling ...

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