Interview: Steven Tidwell, Tidwell Industries
Steve Tidwell, Tidwell Industries talks about his innovative product and how is it one of the ways oil and gas companies are saving money.
The interview focuses on three main points:
- How he is saving companies money in the field.
- The difference between In Situ Remediation and Dig and Haul.
- Maintenance in the field.
Tidwell describes how his family business and his 15 years experience have allowed for slow, steady growth in multiple oil fields with major energy companies as clients.
He also explains why having a third party expert talk to the EPA, state and other regulators can be beneficial.
Jason Spiess is a multimedia journalist, entrepreneur and content consultant. Spiess has over 25 years of media experience in broadcasting, journalism, reporting and principal ownership in media companies. (Over 30 years experience if you count his adolescent years as a newspaper delivery boy learning the importance and logistics of daily distribution and monthly door-to-door bill collecting.) Spiess has worked in the areas of oil and gas, UAS and precision agriculture, health care, cannabis, agriculture, real estate, government affairs and economic development. Spiess is the host of two radio programs, Building the Bakken and Coffee & Capitalism, and three specialty programs, MonDak OilField Review, Corporate Ink and UnStuck, that carry a radio network that spans five states and two countries. Spiess is a North Dakota native and graduated from North Dakota State University.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.