Texas Oil – the Early Days

Texas Oil – the Early Days By Todd Campau July 7, 2015     What comes to mind when one thinks of Texas? Many things, including horse-riding cowboys, longhorn cattle, the Alamo, NASA, and most importantly, oil. Texas will always be known for the Wild West image of Hollywood lore. With no disrespect to ranching […]

Innovating the Industry:

Innovating the Industry: The challenges of designing for the downhole environment By Todd Campau July 7, 2015     I dropped my cellphone the other day. It hit the floor, but I have a case, so luckily nothing broke. That got me thinking. How might you protect a piece of electronics when dropped? Even better, […]

Important events in July, a bit of Texas state history

Important events in July, a bit of Texas state history By Todd Campau July 7, 2015     July has been a pretty momentous month for the State of Texas. From Waco, to San Antonio, to Houston, to San Jose Island – significant events happened in Texas history that impact our lives even today. In […]

June Bits

June Bits By Todd Campau June 2, 2015 Visit us at Booth #4458 Global Petroleum Show (GPS) is next week, June 9-11 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Tolteq LLC, (Tolteq) will be there. Make your way to the epicenter of the Canadian Oil & Gas industry as we showcase our new products & services. Like […]

Under Pressure

Under Pressure By Todd Campau June 2, 2015     Any company can drill a well. How one does that might define the well’s success or failure. You’ve used measurement while drilling principles, techniques and tools before – but have you considered the advantages of pressure while drilling? The fundamental concept of PWD is to […]

Mr. Fix It

Mr. Fix It By Todd Campau June 2, 2015     Many of us took apart and rebuilt electronic components, computers, engines, and the like when we were younger. It satisfied that innate, child-like curiosity and helped us learn about the wonders of science and technology. But when it comes to the Tolteq LLC (Tolteq) […]

Conferences – not your old fashioned boondoggle

Conferences – not your old fashioned boondoggle By Todd Campau June 2, 2015     Last month the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) took place in Houston and although attendance was lower this year, it was still a great opportunity to learn about what’s in store for the industry. For some, OTC was like Thanksgiving dinner […]

May Bits

May Bits May 5, 2015   Find out what’s going on at Tolteq this month.   Product Updates The following products have been updated: iPS2 3.30 May 5 Firmware In iPS2 version 3.30 we addressed and fixed an issue with the Batteries. Firmware senses if BAT 2 is connected before BAT 1 and switches power to […]

You want Survey on Connect? You want Tolteq’s TruVertical

You want Survey on Connect? You want Tolteq’s TruVertical By Todd Campau May 5, 2015     When you don’t need a complete MWD set up and speed is your main concern, Tolteq, LLC (Tolteq) has a cost effective solution to keep your vertical section on track using proven technology. Find out more about our […]

Keeping Your RFD in Good Order

Keeping Your RFD in Good Order By Todd Campau May 5, 2015     Regular maintenance on your tool string is something Tolteq LLC (Tolteq) recommends to keep your operations running smoothly. But don’t neglect your RFD! Nothing messes up your productivity like a virus. I don’t mean the common cold or even Ebola, I’m […]