Murphy v. Excel Site Rentals LLC

On November 11, 2017, an employee of Consolidated Well Services LLC was working as a floor hand on the Yoder 2-H well site in Bradford Country, Pennsylvania. A power swivel unit owned and operated by Excel Site Rentals LLC rotated unintentionally as the worker was reaching to release the elevators. His glove was caught by…

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Martin v. XTO Energy, Inc.

On February 11, 2008, Chris Martin, an oilfield worker, was struck by highly pressurized fluid that escaped from a well site in Tarrant County, Texas. The Maudie Walsh Roe B#1 well site was on property owned by XTO Energy, Inc. XTO had hired a company, Loma Rentals to provide flowback services and installation at this…

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Anthony v. Patterson-UTI Drilling

On May 18, 2013, Darryl Anthony, a vacuum truck driver employed by a construction company, was dispatched to Patterson Rig #201, an oil rig operated by Apache Energy in Glasscock County, Texas. He parked the truck next to the mud tank area of the rig and then attached a vacuum line to his truck. The…

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