The Well from Hell
Wyatt, a charismatic oilfield downhole specialist with ten years of experience but who had been laid off during the downturn of 2009, gets called back in to take on a new set of downhole problems in Williston, North Dakota. Wyatt teams up with the knowledgeable but ornery well specialist Zebb Morgan, a man who has forgotten more than Wyatt will ever know about the oilfield. Follow their struggle to repair an oil well that seems to be connected straight to the pit of hell as they fight blowouts and put their lives on the line while they race to free millions of dollars of oil tools stuck thousands of feet beneath the earth’s surface.
The Well from Hell is an insightful and enticing tale that will keep you turning the page. It depicts the adventures of oilmen and the struggles they go through to get oil out of the hell that holds it. It’s the story of the Bakken Boom. Walk with Wyatt and Zebb as things go from bad to worse while trying to solve the mystery of downhole drilling.
Life is measured in moments. This heartfelt tale brings light to the moments in a young tool hand's life where bonds are forged, new friendships are created and skills are pushed to the limit.
Wyatt must face a job in the oilfield unlike any he has encountered before. His knowledge and skills are put to the ultimate test, leading readers through a rollercoaster of trials and tribulations that leads Wyatt to solving a problem at the ultimate cost.
Throughout the story, Wyatt appears to be battling demons from his past and other jobs in the field. He hints at the effects of life as roughneck and the struggles that come with the lifestyle.
It isn't until the end, that it becomes clear to the reader the true sacrifice and the price that is paid by the men working in the field.
Relatable to those in the oil industry, The Well From Hell can give those on the outside a look into what an oil job can entail and the struggles that are made to provide the black gold that sustains modern life.
Excellent read. This book was informative, entertaining and held my interest throughout. A great snapshot of life In the oil field.