Extreme summer heat requires oil-field adjustments in Oklahoma

Record high temperatures have forced oil and gas companies in Oklahoma to adjust their operations. Companies are using a mixture of extra breaks, climate-controlled trailers and delaying some operations to keep their employees and contractors safe.

BY ADAM WILMOTH Published: August 3, 2012

Blistering temperatures throughout the state have forced oil and gas companies to adjust their operations to keep employees and contractors safe.

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