Who was the man who bought all the oil and gas wells?
So in 2001, aged 32, Rusty bought an old gas well back in West Virginia for $250,000 (£200,000). He raised the money by remortgaging his home. “It was a small old well, it had been in production for years, but it was like gold to me,” he says.
Who is the CEO of diversified gas and oil?
The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Rusty Hutson Jr, founder and chief executive of US energy firm Diversified Gas & Oil (DGO).
When did Rusty Hutson go into oil and gas?
During his summer holidays from high school and then college, Rusty would go to work with his dad. But when he became the first Hutson to graduate from university, in 1991, he decided he wanted to do something completely different with his life. “I decided that going into oil and gas was about the last thing I wanted to do,” he says.
Why did DGO buy so many oil and gas wells?
This fractures the rock, and allows the removal of vast quantities of oil and gas that wasn’t previously accessible. Rusty says the industry-wide move to fracking, and its higher production volumes, meant that DGO has been able to buy thousands of old, but still productive, traditional wells cheaply, and rapidly expand the business.
Who is the lawyer for oil field workers?
Lindsay Pierce, The Denver Post Video Attorney Randy Kelly knows about the fears of oil-field workers if they complain about safety conditions.
What is it like working in oil and gas industry?
I think they get a bit jaded by the bombardment of misinformation from the public on “dirty” oil or the evils of fracking. – The oil and gas industry is very bad at public relations (educating the public on what they do and why). The industry is full of interesting work, good people and good money.
How many people work on an oil rig?
I work on an oil rig with 150 men. You wouldn’t believe the stories When people ask what it’s like to work on an oil rig, I lean in and whisper to tell them all my ‘war stories’. The truth is, though, it’s just like real life
Is it dangerous to work in oil and gas?
“Oil and gas has been a poster child for the ways in which contracting out a lot of very hazardous work can be a fatal mistake and cause a lot of really serious problems,” said Peter Dooley, a safety and health project consultant with the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health.