The prominent truck stop and retail plaza, also known as
Demand for Pilot Flying J Crude Division’s transport services is to the point where the corporation needs more drivers to haul crude oil from well sites to the refineries.
“Right now we have 24 drivers here in the
Whitlock oversees the
A spokesman for the Ohio Department of
“There is quite a lot of natural gas production as well as some oil production,” said
“There is probably about an 80-year supply in
“If they do leave … it will be business as usual. Chesapeake has over 200 sites. They have multiple haulers hauling for them. It is not like we are their only carrier,” Whitlock said.
Drivers that Pilot Flying J Crude Division is looking for must have a Class A commercial driver’s license with Hazmat (hazardous materials) and tanker endorsements. Flying J Crude drivers work 12-hour shifts.
“We are nonstop all year long,” Whitlock said. “We never take a day off. This yard here, we have only been here almost a year and a half. We have a certain amount of trucks that we have to fill. We are always looking to expand.”
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