"In the drilling world, innovation is about overcoming the challenges of drilling to find that competitive edge so crucial to success in today’s market. But all too often, too much focus is placed on new bells, whistles and gadgets, rather than dedicating innovative energy to find ways to improve upon the fundamentals..."
"When you get right down to it, drilling is just putting a hole in the ground,
right? Sounds easy enough? So if hole drilling is so easy, seems like anyone
with some cash should be able to just rent a rig and a tool and jump in the
game? And if anyone can jump in without any capital investment or risk..."
"Verne Watson was born in 1896 and grew into an adult in an era when jobs weren’t handed out and no safety nets were available for those who didn’t find work. He lived in Fort Worth, Texas, in the middle of oil country. As a young husband, his resourcefulness emerged quickly when he established the Fort Worth House Moving Company circa 1922..."