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Lighting, pump jack, pumpjack, Stanton Texas, sepia, photo

Passage To Midnight

A lighting strike during a long exposure captures the continuos motion of a lone pump jack south of Stanton Texas in early June 2013.  This is a very special print engineered for 5000K or day light spot lighting tuned with a dimmer.  In darker prints such as this one I use pure black & white as oposed to sepia or brown toning. This a higher resolution print available in sizes up to 40x80". Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

pump jack, lightning, thunderstorm, storm, Stanton Texas, Pioneer, photo

Epic

A pump jack, lightning and supercell thunderstorm on a Pioneer lease south of Stanton Texas. June 2013. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Unit Rig 125, Pinedale Anticline, Pinedale Wyoming, Wind River Range, Winter, drilling rig, Oil & Gas Photography, Fine , photo

Wind River Range

 Unit Corp. Rig 125 Drilling for Ecana on the Pinedale Anticline set against the Wind River Range of Western Wyoming. Perhaps the most photogenic drilling rig in all the land, this photograph is a composite of 28 high resolution images blended into one 1:3 panorama printed up to 30x90".  The image was taken on New Years Day 2013 with temperatures ranging from -12 to -32 degrees. Prints are available in sizes from 12x36" to 30x90".   Oil & Gas Photography for Fine Art by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Oxy Permian, Roxanne, Andrews, Texas, oil and gas photography, H&P Drilling, H&P Drilling rig 393, sunset, University La, photo

Roxanne

 Oxy Permian's Roxanne photographed with a remarkable sunset flanked by H&P Drilling's rig 393 on University Land near Andrews Texas. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

New Mexico, PumpJack, Pump jack, old, night,long exposure,polaris, H&P Drilling, oil and gas photography, Cimarex, photo

Left Behind

 A very old hydrolic piston driven pumpjack operates continuously on a Cimarex lease on the Eastern New Mexico High Plains.  The unit is photographed in one long 45 minute exposure with the aid of lighting provided by H&P Drilling's Rig 474.  The long exposure captures the movement of stars around Polaris the North Star.
Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

H&P, Drilling, Drilling rig, golden hour, Andrews Texas, sunset, Oil and Gas photography, photo

Golden Hour

H&P Rig 393 Drilling on University Lands near Andrews Texas.  Oil and gas photography for fine art by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Drilling Rig, moon, full Moon, Midland, Texas, Night, Darkness,Oil and Gas photography, oilfield pictures, photo

Companions Of Darkness

Drilling Rig and full moon near Midland Texas. Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art by Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Drilling Rig, New Mexico, night, photo

Midnight At Hackberry Lake

Drilling rig side lit by a full moon on a warm humid night near Hackberry Lake New Mexico. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Drilling rig, Midland County Texas, evening tour, evening tower, oil drilling, sunset, oil and gas photography, Permian Basin, H&P Drilling, photo

Evening Tour

 The Evening tour or "evening  tower" in oilfield terms begin on two rigs drilling for Chevron in far Northwestern Midland County Texas. The fully automated H&P Flex rig 355 is flanked by Savana's rig 610.  Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art. 

Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

drilling rig, night, University Lands, Texas, Andrews Texas, photo

Drilling Rig Detail at Night

 A brightly lit drilling rig stands in stark contrast to the deep black of night near Andrews Texas.  Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Drilling Rig, lightning, lightning strike, oil and gas photography, fine art, Midland Texas, Midland County, photo

Lightstream

 Drilling Rig and lightning Strike near Midland Texas.  Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art By Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.

Drilling Rig, Cold, Sunset, Midland, Texas, Midland County, winter storm, Oil and gas photography, fine art,  Robert D. , photo

Last Light

 Drilling Rig and cold January sunset before an impending winter storm near Midland Texas.  Oil and Gas Photography for Fine Art By Robert D. Flaherty. Photo © copyright by Robert D. Flaherty.