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Pipeline – 109 years ago

By David Moore / November 16, 2016

November 16, 1907 On the Pipeline – 109 Years Ago: Oil-rich Oklahoma becomes the 46th state. Oklahoma territory and Indian Territory collectively entered the Union, becoming the 46th state, and one possibly most known for its oil and gas industry. However, Oklahoma was a well-known producer of oil before statehood. “Oklahoma oil history began when…

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Pipeline – 136 Years Ago

By David Moore / November 9, 2016

November 9, 1880 On the Pipeline – 136 Years Ago: Edwin “Colonel” Drake died Pioneering oilman Edwin “Colonel” Drake died. Drake famously drilled the first commercial oil near Titusville, Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859.  It wasn’t long after Drake struck the black gold that the oil rush began in Pennsylvania. “Within a few years the…

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Meet the Sawyer Team – Leonel Torres

By David Moore / November 2, 2016

      Our employees are a great group of skilled individuals that contribute to our unique culture at Sawyer. We would like everyone to Meet the Sawyer Team. HEY LEONEL…. What do you do at Sawyer? I am in the assembly area. What is your favorite thing to work on? My favorite thing to…

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ASME certification

By David Moore / October 29, 2016

Above is the ASME pressure vessel tested to acquire ASME certification. R and U stamp certified We are now officially certified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) with R Stamp and U Stamp certifications. These certifications declare that Sawyer is capable of meeting ASME and NBIC…

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Meet the Sawyer Team – Nolan Coon

By David Moore / October 17, 2016

  Our employees are a great group of skilled individuals that contribute to our unique culture at Sawyer. We would like everyone to Meet the Sawyer Team. HEY NOLAN…. What do you do at Sawyer? I am the company driver and saw operator. What is your favorite thing to work on? Most anything that involves…

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Pipeline – 149 Years Ago

By David Moore / October 17, 2016

October 18, 1867 On the Pipeline – 149 Years Ago: the US purchased Alaska. Though some called it Seward’s Folly it would prove in time to hold valuable resources. The United States formally took possession of Alaska after purchasing the 586,412 square miles of territory from Russia for $7.2 million. Even though it was called…

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Stranger Things

By David Moore / October 5, 2016

The DOE wants to clear up some misinformation Have you watched Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things”? If not, what are you waiting for? Do it. Do it now. I’ll wait…….. . . . . ……..Finished? Good, right? I know! Since you’ve now watched “Stranger Things,” I guess this spoiler alert should be rendered moot but……

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Pipeline – 83 Years Ago

By David Moore / September 23, 2016

  September 23, 1933 Forming the Oil Giants of the Middle East Pipeline – 83 Years Ago: A group of geologists from Standard Oil breakup successor Standard Oil of California, which later became Chevron, arrived in Saudi Arabia after receiving a concession from the Saudi government that allowed them to explore for oil. After many…

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Meet the Sawyer Team – Michael Butte

By David Moore / September 22, 2016

    Our employees are a great group of skilled individuals that contribute to our unique culture at Sawyer. We would like everyone to Meet the Sawyer Team. HEY MICHAEL…. What do you do at Sawyer? Fit and weld. What is your favorite thing to work on? I like to work on a little bit…

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Pipeline – 56 Years Ago

By David Moore / September 10, 2016

  September 10, 1960 OPEC was formed Pipeline – 56 Years Ago: Leaders from Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela met in Baghdad for a four-day conference to discuss the future of their nations’ oil production. This meeting led to the creation of the Organization of Petroleum Export Countries, otherwise known as OPEC. During…

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