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Im waiting for a buddy to see if he can take the time off to head down Friday

We are technically not racing this one, the truck is a rental and the usual volunteers are chasing. Owner will be chasing also unless something changes last minute
 

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Going down to help Sourapas in the 6100 staying at HP Ranch not sure where we'll be on race day.
 
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EveRy street in every direction for miles around my house is under construction.
Been going on for years. On occasion there may be a few guys staring at a hole.
Did Green start a road construction company ?
 

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Troof.
 

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post some screenshots

Here ya go! I never search for "singles" or ever click on any of these links and this is what my ads are filled with on this site daily. I visit lots of sites that have ads and this is the only one that has ads like these.

It is getting a little annoying. I was sitting on my bed next to my wife over the weekend looking at RDC and hoping my wife didn't ask any questions.

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I don't see ads on my work computer, probably because I'm behind a vpn but I do see them on my phone since I use desktop mode ever since tapatalk turned to crap

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Here ya go! I never search for "singles" or ever click on any of these links and this is what my ads are filled with on this site daily. I visit lots of sites that have ads and this is the only one that has ads like these.

It is getting a little annoying. I was sitting on my bed next to my wife over the weekend looking at RDC and hoping my wife didn't ask any questions.

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My eyes got pulled by the truck porn on the right but that's just your wallpaper :)
 
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My eyes got pulled by the truck porn on the right but that's just your wallpaper :)
That is a 2019 Western Star with the most powerful cement pump in the oil and gas industry behind it. The cement pump has 2 X15 Cummins engines rated at 650 hp and a 9 liter "pony motor" providing hydraulic power for everything. Our older units only have 2 engines and are not quite as powerful because each engine also provides hydraulic power and down hole pumping power.

We can pump up to 11,000 psi at 3 bbl/min (126gal/min). But most of our jobs find us pumping around 3500-7,000 psi around 6-7 bbl/min (252-294 gal/min) One of our customers likes us to pump at 12 bbl/min so we use two pumps at the same time to achieve that.
 
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Here ya go! I never search for "singles" or ever click on any of these links and this is what my ads are filled with on this site daily. I visit lots of sites that have ads and this is the only one that has ads like these.

It is getting a little annoying. I was sitting on my bed next to my wife over the weekend looking at RDC and hoping my wife didn't ask any questions.

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Your wife must be solid if she keeps up with your nonsense... Big Red truck porn.

Yeah its that block at the bottom that brings in the most "wow" ads for me... ironically that ad unit also yields little tokens.
I may change it for another google product.

Let's see what happens.
 

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Any advice on good places to list this?

 

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Any advice on good places to list this?


Craigslist M4M.
 

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Any advice on good places to list this?

I wish I had the $$$ I'd like to have one to make some side cash.
 
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I wish I had the $$$ I'd like to have one to make some side cash.
We bought it from our tow truck guy. He is a one man operation and he's cool so I started following him on his social media. Holy crap! Dude is ballin'! His OG supra is nuts and hes got a lot of toys. He works his ass of but still.
 

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Very cool piece of kit and that's insane numbers. How long does the process take for any given depth?
Most of our jobs take 2-4 hours once we actually start pumping. We did some experimental wells in south Texas that were 6500 feet deep and were more than 25,000 feet horizontal. They took 8 hours to pump. We had to fuel the pumps during the job and relieve the operator so he could take a break. Once you start pumping cement down the hole you cannot stop for more than 10 minutes in most cases or you run the risk of "locking up" the well and leaving a bunch of cement inside the casing. When this happens we pay for the time it takes to drill out the cement. They run a "bond log" and to see the depth of the cement and then the casing is perforated and we cement the rest of the job later. Sometimes if there is a problem we "circulate" the well and bring all the cement back to surface and start the whole job over at our expense. And when this happens we have to reload the job at the yard and send more trucks out with cement because we only take what we need to location for any given job.

We are at a well 3 times during the drilling process for the different stages. Sometimes we are there more, just depends on the needs of the rig.

There is so much more to drilling and completing an oil well I could never explain it all in one conversation. We are not a bunch of uneducated rednecks shoving some pipes in the ground and pumping oil out with no regard to safety or the environment like the media wants everyone to think.
 

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There is so much more to drilling and completing an oil well I could never explain it all in one conversation. We are not a bunch of uneducated rednecks shoving some pipes in the ground and pumping oil out with no regard to safety or the environment like the media wants everyone to think.
I guess hence why a lot is sourced from offshore where there are less regulatory/safety pressures to impact costs? I couldn't tell you were most of the kiwi oil comes from but I do know we're reducing drilling of gas offshore which we've an abundance of I would imagine for similar reasons.

Side note, last tank of diesel in my Ranger here in NZ was the first time to crack NZD200 to fill. Things are getting crazy - we pay a cents per kilometer road user charge (varies based on weight) on top of that too.

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So you're pumping cement over 6miles on the longest run? Pretty impressive. I didn't know that was possible.
Yes.

The cement slurry (no aggregate) is engineered with retarders and additives so it doesn't set up before we want it to set. We mix the cement to a weight per gallon (ppg) It is usually between 12 and 17 ppg. Most commonly our lead cement is around 13-14 ppg and the tail is around 16 ppg. The deeper the well the higher the temperature. We often see temps of 350 degrees, so that is engineered into the slurry so it doesn't set too quickly.
 
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I guess hence why a lot is sourced from offshore where there are less regulatory/safety pressures to impact costs? I couldn't tell you were most of the kiwi oil comes from but I do know we're reducing drilling of gas offshore which we've an abundance of I would imagine for similar reasons.

Side note, last tank of diesel in my Ranger here in NZ was the first time to crack NZD200 to fill. Things are getting crazy - we pay a cents per kilometer road user charge (varies based on weight) on top of that too.

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There are actually more regulations here in the US for off-shore drilling. I don't know the costs because I have never worked off shore, but I do know they are higher than on land drilling costs.

What we do, is highly regulated because if we screw up the water aquifers could be contaminated with oil.
 
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