Transport considerations for drilling operations
Transport (road, water and air) considerations for drilling operations
1 Road transport
Subject to local regulations, all vehicles (such as pick-ups, stake-side trucks, prime-mover/trailers, oilfield trucks, tankers and vacuum trucks) should use diesel fuel. Small gasoline stocks for one or two vehicle are a safety hazard, because gasoline is inherently more hazardous and there is a risk of using the incorrect fuel in a vehicle. Gasoline is also more tempting for potential thieves.
In any contract for road transport services it is recommended to include the provision of a workshop . . .