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Dragon Products Acquires Vantage Trailers

Dragon Products Acquires Vantage Trailers

Dragon Products, LLC (together with its affiliated companies) a leading manufacturer of mission critical products serving the energy and industrial industries, has completed the acquisition of specific assets within Vantage Trailers, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition entails the company’s assets, trademarks, patents, design and rights of use to all aluminum bulk aggregate/aluminum dump trailers and pneumatic trailers. “By adding the...

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Dragon adds Full Pressure Safety Valve Service in Casper, WY

Dragon adds Full Pressure Safety Valve Service in Casper, WY

The Dragon team is happy to announce the launch of full pressure safety valve service both on customer location with mobile testing and at our service facility located at 4500 33 Mile Rd. in Casper, Wyoming. Our “VR” certified shop’s capabilities include repair of all manufacturers’ brands of pressure relief valves ½” up to 8” in size for air, gas, and liquid applications up to...

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Discover the Frac Sand Trends that are Shaking the Industry

Discover the Frac Sand Trends that are Shaking the Industry

You already know: the frac sand market is changing fast, especially in the Permian Basin. These are some of the frac sand trends you should be watching closely, as well as some great opportunities to save money. Local Sand Use Increasing In the Permian Basin, frac operators have been using Northern White for years. With its purity and sphericity, Northern White has been a superior...

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Sand: The Permian’s Ticking Time Bomb | Free Frac Sand Infographic

Sand: The Permian’s Ticking Time Bomb | Free Frac Sand Infographic

Rising crude oil and natural gas prices have been rising for the last two years, encouraging higher frac volume and increased activity in the Permian Basin, despite the expenses of frac sand transportation. But could frac sand be the ticking time bomb of the Permian Basin? Learn more in the free frac sand infographic below: Sand: The Permian’s Ticking Time Bomb | Free Frac Sand...

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4 Reasons Fracking Could Surge in 2018

4 Reasons Fracking Could Surge in 2018

2017 was an encouraging year for the American hydraulic fracturing industry. Crude prices more than doubled since 2016, domestic production steadily increased, and the economy at large boomed. What does the forecast look like going forward into 2018? The short answer: it looks like fracking could surge in 2018. These are just a few of the reasons why:...

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Texas Frac Sand Mining Tries To Meet Booming Demand

Texas Frac Sand Mining Tries To Meet Booming Demand

Frac sand mining continues to increase to support the surging Texas oil industry. With local supplies of frac sand limited, costs have been rising fast. In fact, about half of 2018 demand for the product will be in West Texas. Part of the reason for the increasing demand is that the sand demanded for each well is increasing as wells get deeper and longer. The...

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Fracking Is Safe – Stanford Professor

Fracking Is Safe – Stanford Professor

According to Stanford University geophysics professor Mark Zoback’s statements at the Silicon Valley Energy Summit, fracking is safe. Moreover, the advantages of fracking make a positive impact from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Natural gas is an ideal fuel to decarbonize and cause less pollution in the energy system in the future. It is not the end; it is a means to get to...

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Dragon Products Offers the Next Generation of Pneumatic Frac Sand Delivery and Storage Solutions

Dragon Products Offers the Next Generation of Pneumatic Frac Sand Delivery and Storage Solutions

New Roll-off Pneumatic Sand Pods save time and money in frac sand hauling. Beaumont, Texas—The new roll-off frac sand hauling system manufactured by Dragon Products offers an alternative to delivery from the standard pneumatic trailer. Dragon’s Roll-Off Sand Pod reduces costly wait times at well sites by reducing long lines, and demurrage pay. “Our sand pods are now available and we have begun customer demonstrations,”...

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American Support for Fracking on the Rise

American Support for Fracking on the Rise

Support for fracking has grown in America since November’s Presidential election, according to the latest University of Texas Energy Poll, with more Americans now supporting than opposing the extraction method. The poll finds that 43 percent of Americans are in favor of fracking, outnumbering the 42 perfect of Americans who oppose it. The favorable rating has grown three points since the last poll in Fall...

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Dragon Products, Ltd. Expands Frac Equipment Rebuilding Efforts

Dragon Products, Ltd. Expands Frac Equipment Rebuilding Efforts

BEAUMONT, TX—With oil prices on the rise according to a recent MarketWatch report, Dragon Products, Ltd. is expanding its frac equipment rebuilding efforts to help oil production companies meet new market demand. Refurbishing used equipment can help production companies meet demand and put their oilfield equipment back to work. Dragon Products, Ltd. has the in-house technology and expertise to test, service, repair and rebuild virtually every...

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Dragon Products, Ltd Essential to Groundbreaking Project

Dragon Products, Ltd Essential to Groundbreaking Project

Provided equipment for fracturing program in Australia helps build a community in Noonkanbah BEAUMONT, TX—In Australia, a unique project is underway in which an energy company is working with the native Aboriginal community of Noonkanbah, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Prior to and throughout the hydraulic fracturing program on Noonkanbah Station, there was significant engagement to ensure everyone was satisfied with the project....

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Dragon Products, Ltd. Introduces New Dewatering Box with Fixed Film Media

Dragon Products, Ltd. Introduces New Dewatering Box with Fixed Film Media

A Fixed Film and Hydraulic Door now simplifies the waste filtering process Exceptional features in the new Dewatering Box with Fixed Film Media by Dragon Products, Ltd. improve the efficiency and economics of the filtering process. Dumping is easier with the Hydraulic Secondary Rear Door. A Fixed Film eliminates the need to purchase filter material replacement with every dump, and is easily accessed through the...

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Dragon Products has the Largest Inventory of Frac and Stimulation Equipment in the World

Dragon Products has the Largest Inventory of Frac and Stimulation Equipment in the World

BEAUMONT, TEXAS – MARCH 11, 2016 Dragon Products, LTD now has over 250 million in used and a like new surplus of Frac and Stimulation Equipment, which also includes Tractor Trucks and Trailers from Peterbilt and Kenworth. Frac and stimulation inventory items includes trailer mounted 2500 HP frac pump units, frac tanks, frac blender units, hydration units, chemical additive trailers, Sand Dragons, high power manifolds and...

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Two Mini Frac tanks loaded on a two-container trailer all manufactured by Dragon. Dragon Products, LTD  will debut their Mini Frac tanks during the annual Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show from Feb. 17-20 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. As seen in this photo, the units are smaller in scale when compared to the full-sized frac tanks, and have an 8,500-gallon capacity. (Photo courtesy of WISE Environmental)

Dragon Products LTD to Debut Smooth Wall Mini Frac Tank at WWETT Show

(BEAUMONT, TX) Dragon Products, LTD will be amid 4,200 companies attending and displaying products and technology at the annual Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show from Feb. 17-20 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among Dragon’s planned exhibition will be the debut of the Mini Frac, a smooth-wall lined liquid storage unit smaller in size compared to the full-sized roll-off...

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All You Need to Know About the Three Sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry

All You Need to Know About the Three Sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry is one of America’s biggest economic driving forces — and currently, the U.S. is the biggest producer of natural gas on earth, and one of the largest oil-producing countries. With such a massive industry comes a great number of interesting nuances and different jobs that can be performed. There might actually be much more to oil production rigs and the...

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Dragon Products Announces Move to Larger Distribution Center to Meet Growing Demand for Stimulation Equipment, Pumps and Expendables

Dragon Products Announces Move to Larger Distribution Center to Meet Growing Demand for Stimulation Equipment, Pumps and Expendables

Industrial and energy equipment manufacturer expands with new center in Alvarado, Texas Alvarado, TX – Amidst increasing demands for the manufacturer’s pumps and fluid ends Dragon Products, Ltd is pleased to announce they have moved to an expanded 71,000 square foot distribution center in Alvarado, TX. “The new site allows us to consolidate two facilities under one roof and create a streamlined distribution center and...

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Rig Count Falls as Oil Drilling Companies Struggle to Increase Production

Rig Count Falls as Oil Drilling Companies Struggle to Increase Production

Amid the recent downturn in the oil and gas industry exploration, drilling and production companies are struggling to stay active and profitable. Currently oil futures are trading at around $45 a barrel, which is about half the price they were this time last year. Signs of relief don’t appear to be in the immediate future either. The Houston-based oilfield services company, Baker Hughes Inc., released...

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Bush’s Plan to End Petroleum Ban Could be Boost the Industry Needs

Bush’s Plan to End Petroleum Ban Could be Boost the Industry Needs

Whether it’s a blatant attempt to gain traction in the polls or just the right time to get the conversation going, Jeb Bush announced on Tuesday (9/29) his plans to get rid of the ban on U.S. oil exports and ease current restrictions on natural gas exports, according to the business news site economictimes.com. He believes doing so could have an immediate impact on those...

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Innovative Drilling Technology Could Help the Industry Through Recent Tough Times

Innovative Drilling Technology Could Help the Industry Through Recent Tough Times

Master Drilling is one of the largest providers of oil and gas drilling equipment and services including exploration-stage, capital project-stage, and production stage drilling. Through their services the South African-based company has helped grow the global proved oil reserves by 27% (over 350 billion barrels) over the past decade. They’re also one of the only companies in the business making significant profits during the recent...

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Natural Gas on the Fast Track as Oil Continues to Struggle

Natural Gas on the Fast Track as Oil Continues to Struggle

Oil and gas appear to be headed in different directions as far as overall outlook for the moment at least. Gas prices continue to fall as crude oil barrels hover around some of the lowest rates seen in years, but one sector of drill rig companies should see a boost soon. A recent report from Cobank, the agricultural credit bank, shows positive signs for the...

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Industry Experts Converge at Rice Alliance’s 13th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum

Industry Experts Converge at Rice Alliance’s 13th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum

Earlier this month the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship (Rice Alliance) held the 13th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston. It’s an industry convention-type conference billed as the largest of its kind in the southwest. It’s an event anyone with an interest in the energy field will enjoy and learn from, according to its website Alliance.Rice.edu. “This event represents an opportunity...

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Shell’s Offshore Alaska Drilling Project to End Due to Money and Efficiency Concerns

Shell’s Offshore Alaska Drilling Project to End Due to Money and Efficiency Concerns

Despite there being only enough oil reserves to currently meet about 53 years of production, one region with the potential to increase that number took a devastating blow. The Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company announced Sunday they’re stopping their exploration and drilling project off the shore of Alaska, in the Chukchi Sea, because of cost-effective concerns. The company believes there may not be enough obtainable...

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Regulators Worry Low Crude Price Will Hurt Oil and Gas Loans

Regulators Worry Low Crude Price Will Hurt Oil and Gas Loans

  Today, there are only enough known oil reserves for approximately 53 more years of global production. You wouldn’t be able to tell by looking at the current cost though. The price of crude oil and gas has hit their lowest levels since 2009, according to the United Kingdom’s Financial Times. A piece that came out on August 31 details the pressure U.S. banks are...

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3 Important Periods in the History of the Oil and Gas Industry

3 Important Periods in the History of the Oil and Gas Industry

Today there are enough global oil reserves to continue production at the current pace for another 53.3 years. This is good news for the 9.8 million people currently working in the industry (8% of U.S. economy). Evolution will have to keep happening in the field for this to continue beyond that though. If you want to more accurately predict oil and gas industry trends, it’s...

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Need the Highest Quality Oil Drilling Equipment? Then Buy American…

Need the Highest Quality Oil Drilling Equipment? Then Buy American…

If you’re looking for the best oil drilling equipment — like high-quality roll off containers, drilling rig systems, or tanks and pumps — then you won’t regret buying American. In the past few decades, millions of U.S. manufacturing jobs have moved overseas, and those proud “Made in America” labels have become rarer and rarer with each passing year. And sometimes, it’s not always clear what...

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Oilfield Tanks and Rigs Unsightly, but Immensely Valuable

Oilfield Tanks and Rigs Unsightly, but Immensely Valuable

They may look ugly and obtrusive to most people, but to those of us in the industry the sight of oilfield tanks and drilling rigs is beautiful. They signify hard-work and perseverance. They’re a reminder of all that goes into being able to roll out of bed and turn the keys on in your car. They also mean a lot of money. Offshore oil production...

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Knowing How the Right Tanks and Pumps Can Improve Your Company

Knowing How the Right Tanks and Pumps Can Improve Your Company

It all began with Edwin Drake in 1859, stumbling upon the first substantial oil reserve in America, extracting it from 70 feet below the ground with a simple hand pump. Our country never looked back, and the advancements in tanks and pumps have far exceeded anything Drake could have ever imagined. If you are part of a drilling company, it’s necessary to invest in the...

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3 Shocking Facts About the Oil and Gas Industry You Probably Didn’t Know

3 Shocking Facts About the Oil and Gas Industry You Probably Didn’t Know

If you’re looking to build your oil and gas company, you should know how important your industry is to the country’s economy. With great power comes great responsibility, and you need the right tools to keep up with how fast the oil and gas world has been progressing. Finding the right tanks, drills, and rigs is paramount to your success. Here are a few surprising...

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In 2015, India Projected to Lead the Way in the Steel Industry’s Resurgence

In 2015, India Projected to Lead the Way in the Steel Industry’s Resurgence

Oilfield equipment and industrial equipment manufacturers rely on one raw material above all to produce their equipment: steel. Understanding the fluctuations and trends of the steel market is an essential part of any industrial equipment manufacturer‘s job, whether they’re working with oil field products or any other type of equipment. So as 2015 gets off to a start, what can you expect to see happening...

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The 3 Biggest Advantages of Tracking Your Oilfield Tanks

The 3 Biggest Advantages of Tracking Your Oilfield Tanks

Across the U.S., oil and gas producers are busier than ever. With more than 9.8 million Americans working in this industry, it’s hardly surprising to discover that 8% of the U.S. economy relies on oil and natural gas. A major part of field operations at any drilling enterprise is, of course, storing the oil and natural gas that’s sourced from the earth. And with global...

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