Oil and gas companies have made billions upon billions of dollars extracting crude oil from natural deposits found deep beneath the Earth's surface. Oil exploration, production, refining, and transportation are rewarding fields for workers as well, typically paying well and affording opportunities to those willing to show up and put in the work. Unfortunately, oilfield accidents put workers, communities, and the environment at risk.
When these accidents are caused by aging equipment, improper safety practices, and other forms of negligence, those who have been harmed deserve the chance at justice. Arnold & Itkin represents workers in the Permian Basin, Eagle Ford Shale, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale, and across the U.S. in oilfield accident cases. This includes cases involving land rig explosions, well blowouts, gas truck accidents, and many others.
Here, you can read articles about what causes oilfield accidents, who can be held accountable, and what you should do if you've been injured.