Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper By Washington Post on Jan 18, at A drilling rig stands next to a flare at night in the oil fields surrounding Midland, Texas, on Nov. Bloombeg photo by Luke Sharrett. Oilfield-service providers, happy to close the book on a largely unforgivingare eyeing a rebirth with higher crude prices sowing the seeds for a prolonged period of growth.
Brenda Austin, of Mandan, lost her son, Casey, due to a truck rollover while working in the Bakken oil patch in Years later, Austin still thinks more things could have been done.
More than five years later, Brenda Austin searches for justice, which she feels has not been served. In that sense, she's like many other family members of deceased workers who struggle with the time it takes to take their cases through the court process.
The judgment was not appealed, and no workers' compensation claim was filed by the family. Five of those involved a motor vehicle. Those numbers would climb. Nine oil and gas fatalities in Fiscal Yearsix involving a motor vehicle. Then, inthere were 18 fatalities, 11 vehicle-related.
When oil prices dropped off, so did the carnage, with three deaths each in and and four to date in Fred Bremseth, a Minneapolis-based attorney, has seen the effect on families firsthand with his involvement in a couple of big oilfield death cases, including one involving a Montana man, Dustion Bergsing, killed on a Marathon Oil well site near Mandaree, in which a confidential settlement was reached.
Some courts are understaffed. A short period is usually one to two years, and some cases can drag out five or six, according to Bremseth, who said there is no magic to helping families through the often drawn-out process.
Others fall back on their faith or community for support. One MonDaks initiative over the past four or five years was atmosphere monitoring on oil and gas well and storage tank sites, Genet said, after a series of workers, including Bergsing, died from H2S gas exposure around With 40 percent of injuries and fatalities happening while workers are on the road, MonDaks also formed a Transport and Transmission Committee to address road safety.
Bremseth also said, by leveling civil suits against companies for negligence, he and others in his profession have hope the monetary damages will serve as a deterrent to others. She has sent letters to the Richland County state's attorney pleading that criminal charges be filed.
She thinks law enforcement should have asked more questions. Brenda Austin and her husband have gone to the crash site several times since the accident, erecting a big metal cross and putting out flowers.
Brenda Austin said her son was the type to lend a hand when something was needed. The two became close friends because of it. He rebuilt his first one at age 14 and would have liked to run his own automotive shop.Oilfield-service providers, hired by oil explorers to do everything from mapping prospects to maximizing field output, were the first to get clobbered when the worst crude-market crash in a.
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