7 Sinfully Sexy Things About Oilfield Men

It was bound to happen. Yep. I’m about to bring it ‘there’. With the toxic combination of Valentine’s Day and the release of 50 Shades of Grey, I have one thing on my mind. The sheer sexiness of my oilfield man. Three words come to mind. “Drill, baby, drill.” While all of us oilfield wives […]

Wrangling the Roughneck Rumor Mill

Workplace rumors can be incredibly destructive. It doesn’t really matter what the rumors are about — management, company operations, other employees, layoffs — they generally spread quickly. And let’s face it, oilfield men can be just as bad as oilfield wives when it comes to spreading juicy tidbits that may or may not be true. […]

“Blue-Collar” Blessings

I can’t even tell you the number of times I’ve had people make a big deal out of the fact that my husband doesn’t have a college degree. Almost always I hear, “What if something happens? What if he gets injured? Or fired?” When I was in graduate school, disclosure of this fact often earned […]

Anyone have an Oilfield Dictionary I Could Borrow?

Hubby has officially been a roughneck for three months now and I am only slightly closer to understanding what he does than I was back in October. It’s not that he hasn’t tried to educate me, it’s just that there is so much to learn. I’m from North Carolina where the oil and gas industry […]

Keep Calm and Pray for Days Off

So, this past weekend I posted this on our Facebook page: And I was kidding. ONLY NOT REALLY. Why does all the bad shit have to happen when the husband is at work and hundreds of miles away? The day after he left for work, we got dumped on. Like, really dumped on with a […]

The 2013 Oilfield Calendar Project

Have you always wanted to be famous? Have your work of art hanging in homes all across America {and beyond!}? Now’s your chance! Okay, well maybe we can’t promise you overnight stardom, but if you have ever dreamed of having your oilfield photography published, your dream might be coming true! Real Oilfield Wives is looking […]